The world has never seen more physical barriers than today. There are 63 borders delimited by walls in the world, a fact not everyone knows. From 2001 to 2016, in the aftermath of the 9/11 Twin Towers terroristic attack, the number of physical barriers between countries has tripled.
The Washington Post tells the stories of people who try to move among these borders, both in the United States and in Europe, with an innovative and deep reportage. An article that must be read, watched, and heard, to grasp the seriousness of raising a barrier between two countries and of the consequences for the people living in those areas.
The article divides its narration into three parts, with specific focus on two areas, the border between the US and Mexico and in Europe, thus confirming that the issues of barriers and migrations are international.