Apr 30, 2007

Art amidst war

They've been erected to protect the city but a team of 40 artists has decided to make concrete barriers in Baghdad works of art. They're painting a one-kilometre barrier with murals of colourful desert landscapes and proud moments in Iraqi history. The walls have been the subject of intense debate among Iraqis this week after the U.S. military began surrounding a Sunni area in northern Baghdad with them.

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