Report 46: “A Walled World, towards a Global Apartheid”

Report 46: “A Walled World, towards a Global Apartheid”

The report “A Walled World, towards a Global Apartheid”, aims to analyze the walls that have been built on the borders from 1968 to 2018, as well as the different reasons and more paradigmatic cases of these policies of walled-in. The research also investigates the main companies in the military industrial and security complex, as well as others in the construction sector, which have benefited from these wall construction policies.

Likewise, the report studies the context in which these walls are built and how they contribute to generate more violence and social segregation between communities and populations, increasing the already existing global inequality. In this way, the world is heading towards reinforcing different policies that, as some academics point out, contribute to build a regime of Global Apartheid.

Authors: Ainhoa Ruiz Benedicto, Mark Akkerman and Pere Brunet

Editors: Jordi Calvo and Nick Buxton

Published by: Centre Delàs d’Estudis per la Pau, Transnational Institute (TNI), Stop Wapenhandel i Stop the Wall Campaign

Read and download the executive summary in English, in Spanish, in Catalan and in Dutch, and the full report in English, in Spanish and in Catalan.


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