I visited Ramallah before heading on a hell assignment to Gaza after Operation Cast Lead. My Palestinian friends took me across the Qalandiya checkpoint from East Jerusalem to Ramallah. I was amazed by the amount of art on the Palestinian side of the wall, then I started to notice loads of work by reclusive British street artist Banksy, and this was one of his designs which was on the separation wall near the Qalandiya checkpoint.
And now, Banksy has made a new image that has been projected onto various international landmarks on the 13 March, 2014. The image was projected onto Nelson's Column and the Eiffel tower to mark the third anniversary of the ongoing conflict in Syria.
The image will promote the #withsyria campaign to support the victims of the conflict.
Banksy released a statement on his website: "On the 6th March 2011 in the Syrian town of Daraa, fifteen children were arrested and tortured for painting anti-authoritarian graffiti. The protests that followed their detention led to an outbreak of violence across the country that would see a domestic uprising transform into a civil war displacing 9.3 million people from their homes."