Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

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Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

A reconstruction of a border control point at the separation barrier between Israel and occupied Palestine is being installed in a London church, as part of a new exhibition.

Visitors to You cannot pass today: Life through a dividing wall will walk through the checkpoint, installed at Hinde Street Methodist Church in Marylebone, accompanied by documentary photography, sound, testimony and eyewitness accounts.

Exhibition organiser Katherine Fox, recently returned from monitoring human rights in Bethlehem, said: "Londoners know what it is like to be constantly late for work, miss hospital appointments and get crushed on a lengthy commute through no fault of their own.

"But most are shocked when I tell them the extent of what I witnessed daily at the checkpoint between Jerusalem and Bethlehem."

You cannot pass today: Life through a dividing wall takes place at Hinde Street Methodist Church, W1U 2BB from 19-23 September as part of the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel. It's open Monday-Thursday 11.30am-8pm and Friday 11.30am-2.45pm. Admission is free.  

Last Updated 13 September 2016