2004 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Kai Wiedenhöfer

Lookat Photos for NZZ / Newsweek / Greenpeace

01 January, 2003

Peace activists have painted graffiti on the West Bank barrier. In 2002 Israel began to construct the 700km-long barrier, saying that it was designed to stop suicide bombers. Palestinians complained that the barrier was illegal and that its route cut off hundreds of farmers and traders from their land and means of economic survival.

About the photographer

Kai Wiedenhöfer

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