Border walls are multiplying across the world

Carla J. Depew, EN24, 16 March 2021 - The world has more border walls than ever, says a report co-authored by three independent European research centers. The contemporary trend would even be “the walling of the world”, according to Damien Simonneau, researcher at the Collège de France and author of L'Obsession du mur. From six in 1989, we've grown to nearly 63 physical walls today, according to a report of November 2020, co-authored by the Dutch think-tank Transnational Institute, the Center Delàs d'Estudis per la Pau in Barcelona and the German group Stop Wapenhandel. [...]