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Let's remove all fences in the world!

To our big surprise we discovered that there exist some fences and barriers in the world, outside of Israel. Some of them even can be found at major UN members. Please help the world get rid of the fences and write to the heads of state and representatives to the United Nations. Here is a sample letter.

Source: www.healhunger.org/suffer01.htm

First, we start with the fence between Mexico and the USA. There is really no need for this fence since the millions of illegal Mexicans in the United States do not commit suicide bomb attacks in American restaurants. Write to mr. Bush and mr. Powell today. (Nobody told them about this fence.)

President George W. Bush
Postal address The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20500
Fax : (202) 456 - 2883
E-mail  : president@whitehouse.gov
U.S. Secretary of State Collin Powell
Postal address Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520
Fax : (202) 647 - 1533
E-mail  : secretary@state.gov 
Source:
Globalization Along Our Border & In Our Backyard


Source:
David Bacon

 


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Cinco canastas o un plato de lentejas

Then we continue with the fence between North and South Korea.
A totally useless fence since the regimes of both countries share the same democratic values. Remind their representatives about this:

Permanent Representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the UN ,820 Second Avenue, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (212) 972-3105/3106/3128, Telefax: (212) 972-3154

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN, 335 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (212) 439-4000, Telefax: (212) 986-1083

Source:
North Cyprus/South Cyprus Border
A fence in Europe! Could it be? But those people live in peace! The fence between Cyprus and the Turkish occupied territory should be removed at once, not only opened during daytime.
Write about this to:

Permanent Representative of
Turkey to the UN, 821 United Nations Plaza, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (212) 949-0150, Telefax: (212) 949-0086
Permanent Representative of
Cyprus to the UN, 13 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016
Telephone: (212) 481-6023/6024/6025, Telefax: (212) 685-7316
Source:
www.antipodeansabroad.com
Another fence in Europe!
In Northern Ireland this time, where thanks to wise British policy, Catholics and Protestants live in peace together for centuries. Let's get rid of this fence! Write to Mr. Blair. He does not know of these fences in Belfast!

 
Rt Hon Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister
Postal address 10 Downing Street
London SW1A 2AA
Fax : 0207 925 0918
Source: Grenzeloos
This is a good fence, as friendly Dutch people know how to build. It is only meant to keep illegal immigrants from leaving the harbor area of Hoek van Holland. But the purpose is like any other fence: keep the wrong people out of your country.

Write to
Minister President, J.P. Balkenende
Ministerie van Algemene Zaken
Postbus 20001
2500 EA Den Haag
Nederland
Fax +31-70 - 356 46 83
Email here
Source: The Tribune - India
Now, this is really bad, A fence between 2 major United Nations members, India and Pakistan.
Look what is says at the website of Tribune:

A farmer with his bullock cart moves along the Indo-Pak border fence near Amritsar on Monday. He has agricultural land beyond the fence. — PTI photo

Write your letter to :
Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN ,Pakistan House, 8 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021 Telephone: (212) 879-8600, Telefax: (212) 744-7348
Permanent Representative of
India to the UN, 235 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017 Telephone: (212) 490-9660, Telefax: (212) 490-9656
Source:
Anton Meres
Another one in Europe! Is it possible? In Solana's own country!

Spain erected a barbed wired fence, guarded by soldiers, in Ceuta, on the border with Morocco, in order to keep illegal workers (without bombs) out of Spain.

Write to:
Presidente del Gobierno de España, José María Aznar López, Complejo de La Moncloa, 28071 Madrid, fax 91-335-32-15

Source:El País Digital
 
Source:El País Digital
 

Saudi Arabia enrages Yemen with fence!

By John R. Bradley in Sa'ada, Yemen

11 February 2004

Saudi Arabia, one of the most vocal critics in the Arab world of Israel's "security fence" in the West Bank, is quietly emulating the Israeli example by erecting a barrier along its porous border with Yemen.

The barrier is part of a plan to erect what will be an electronic surveillance system along the length of the kingdom's frontiers - land, air and sea. The project, involving fencing and electronic detection equipment, has been in the planning stages for several years. It may cost up to $8.57bn (£4.58bn). Behind the plan is a deep-seated lack of trust in the Yemeni authorities' ability to arrest infiltrators before they make it into Saudi territory.

Source: The Independent

In Africa too:
Electric Fence between Botswana and Zimbabwe

Residents living near the Botswana border with Zimbabwe have welcomed a move by the Botswana government to erect a 10-foot-high electrified fence to separate the two countries. Officially, the fence is to keep out livestock from Zimbabwe suspected of carrying foot-and-mouth disease but people are hoping it will block the path of thousands of illegal immigrants who are fleeing the political and economic turmoil in Zimbabwe.

http://www.cleansafeworldwide.org/doc.asp?doc=1543&cat=168

Only after we get rid of all these fences, one could ask Israel not to build a fence that protects her citizens from Palestinian terrorists.
   
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