Women in Iraq under imperialist siege http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=703
Furthermore, the surge has scarred Baghdad with barriers, checkpoints and walls. There are now around 1,400 checkpoints and over 50 areas divided by concrete walls in Baghdad alone. Every wall has one entry checkpoint and one exit, boxing closely linked communities into ghettos and gated communities.These walls are called “security walls,” from inside the Green Zone. However, most Iraqis call them the “occupation walls,” which have evoked comparisons to the apartheid wall built by the Israelis dividing Palestinians along the length of the West Bank.