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USA: Yogis bridge immigration divide along US-Mexico border02:39

USA: Yogis bridge immigration divide along US-Mexico border

United States, San Diego
February 12, 2017 at 08:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

Yoga enthusiasts rolled out their mats and practised yoga on both sides of the U.S-Mexico border wall that stands between Tijuana and San Diego, Saturday. The event, hosted by immigration reform charity Border Angels, aims to promote "love without borders", and raise awareness about immigration and deportation issues.

Border Angels founder and director Enrique Morones explained that they chose to demonstrate their opposition to the wall through yoga as it is "peaceful" and "a beautiful way" to show that "love has no borders".

During weekends, Friendship Park opens to the public, allowing visitors access to the wall that divides the U.S and Mexico. While fortified with cameras, sensors and security guards, the 20ft (six metre) metal fence has tiny mesh holes, allowing people to speak to each other through it.

USA: Yogis bridge immigration divide along US-Mexico border02:39
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Yoga enthusiasts rolled out their mats and practised yoga on both sides of the U.S-Mexico border wall that stands between Tijuana and San Diego, Saturday. The event, hosted by immigration reform charity Border Angels, aims to promote "love without borders", and raise awareness about immigration and deportation issues.

Border Angels founder and director Enrique Morones explained that they chose to demonstrate their opposition to the wall through yoga as it is "peaceful" and "a beautiful way" to show that "love has no borders".

During weekends, Friendship Park opens to the public, allowing visitors access to the wall that divides the U.S and Mexico. While fortified with cameras, sensors and security guards, the 20ft (six metre) metal fence has tiny mesh holes, allowing people to speak to each other through it.

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