Even though this still stands today, I'm looking forward to the day it falls down. EPIC. The West Bank barrier has been highly controversial ever since the Israeli government decided to build it in 2002. & why not? it's not just a fence, it's a concrete cage.
Here's a satellite view of the barrier before & after its construction:
Artists like Pink Floyd's Roger Waters & Banksy among many have left their mark on the wall...Waters was quoted saying "it's craziness. It's a horrific edifice, this thing" after spray painting the words "tear down the wall". Whereas Banksy's feelings about the barrier are made explicit after painting nine images on the wall, including an image of a ladder going up and over the wall and an image of children digging a hole through the wall.
The wall has been written/drawn on by everyone & despite the extravagance & beauty the high-profiled artists provided, it is the art of the imprisoned locals that stands out. These are just some of the messages illustrated on the wall near the checkpoint inside Bethlehem