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  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    Abu Dis, December, 2003 Israel is pursuing the construction of a costly security wall that is intended to block terrorist attacks from the West Bank and Gaza. Opponents of the wall say it undermines the peace process, cutting off palestinians from some of their land and putting them in a prison-like situation. A Palestinian woman tries to negotiate her crossing the temporary wall erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The IDF patrols the wall on an irregular basis. Photo: Roger Lemoyne

  • Jerusalem, 2003

    An elderly palestinian man crosses paths with an orthodox jew in the narrow streets of the old city, where both communities live in close proximity.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/16/ 03 A palestinian man scales a section of the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/17/ 03 An Israeli soldier prevents two women from jumpnig a section of wall that abuts the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/16/ 03 Palestinians walk on both sides of the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem. To the left is the Israeli side, to the right lies the West Bank.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    A palestinian man smokes a cigarette while contemplating the rubble of his home that was demolished to make way for the security wall.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West BANK, 27th Dec., 2003 Palestinian youths try to break surveillance cameras mounted in metal boxes on the wall surrounding the town of Qalqilya (also spelled Kalkilya). The IDF army sprayed water and colored liquid over the wall to deter them, thus creating a rainbow. Photo Roger Lemoyne

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West Bank, 12/14/ 03 A Palestinian man walks next to an 8m high concrete wall under construction in the village of Baqa el Garbya.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    The Security wall as seen from inside Qalqilya.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West Bank, 12/14/ 03 Palestinian women and and a child walk next to an 8m high concrete wall under construction in the village of Baqa el Garbya after picking oranges in a nearby grove.

  • Isreali settlement in the West Bank

    Maale Adumim, West Bank Dec 24th 2003. A palestinian construction worker says his evening prayers in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim. This settlement, like much of the Security Wall, is built primarily by palestinians working for Israeli firms.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    Abu Dis, December, 2003 Israel is pursuing the construction of a costly security wall that is intended to block terrorist attacks from the West Bank and Gaza. Opponents of the wall say it undermines the peace process, cutting off palestinians from some of their land and putting them in a prison-like situation. A Palestinian woman tries to negotiate her crossing the temporary wall erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The IDF patrols the wall on an irregular basis. Photo: Roger Lemoyne

  • Jerusalem, 2003

    An elderly palestinian man crosses paths with an orthodox jew in the narrow streets of the old city, where both communities live in close proximity.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/16/ 03 A palestinian man scales a section of the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/17/ 03 An Israeli soldier prevents two women from jumpnig a section of wall that abuts the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    ISRAEL, 12/16/ 03 Palestinians walk on both sides of the Israeli security wall that has been erected in Abu Dis on the outskirts of Jerusalem. To the left is the Israeli side, to the right lies the West Bank.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    A palestinian man smokes a cigarette while contemplating the rubble of his home that was demolished to make way for the security wall.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West BANK, 27th Dec., 2003 Palestinian youths try to break surveillance cameras mounted in metal boxes on the wall surrounding the town of Qalqilya (also spelled Kalkilya). The IDF army sprayed water and colored liquid over the wall to deter them, thus creating a rainbow. Photo Roger Lemoyne

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West Bank, 12/14/ 03 A Palestinian man walks next to an 8m high concrete wall under construction in the village of Baqa el Garbya.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    The Security wall as seen from inside Qalqilya.

  • Israeli security wall, 2003

    West Bank, 12/14/ 03 Palestinian women and and a child walk next to an 8m high concrete wall under construction in the village of Baqa el Garbya after picking oranges in a nearby grove.

  • Isreali settlement in the West Bank

    Maale Adumim, West Bank Dec 24th 2003. A palestinian construction worker says his evening prayers in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim. This settlement, like much of the Security Wall, is built primarily by palestinians working for Israeli firms.

ISRAEL'S SECURITY WALL

In 2003, Israel began the construction of a costly security wall that is intended to block terrorist attacks from the West Bank and Gaza.  Opponents of the wall say it undermines the peace process, cutting off palestinians from some of their land and putting them in a prison-like situation.