Banksy goes to Bethlehem

The famously anonymous artist is making his presence felt in the West Bank city. He tells Jan Dalley what he believes his art might achieve.

A Palestinian security force officer holds his rifle next to a painting, allegedly by British artist Banksy, depicting a peace dove wearing a flak jacket, before the arrival of French President Nicolas Sarkozy in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Tuesday, June 24, 2008 — AP Photo / Kevin Frayer

By Jan Dalley

Bethlehem, December 2017. Rockets are screaming up into the night sky, exploding with ear-splitting bangs, again and again. The sounds of a…

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