Meet the Swedish activist walking to Palestine

Benjamin Ladraa is a Swedish activist who is currently walking to Palestine to raise awareness about Israel’s occupation. He started his journey from Sweden in August, and will be walking for 4,800 kilometres across Europe and then all the way to Cyprus and Turkey. He plans to reach the West Bank carrying a Palestinian flag on his backpack.
Many pro-Palestinian activists in Europe have praised Ladraa for his project, and he found help from quite a few supporters along the way, including free accommodation. Ladraa fundraised most of the money he needed, and is on a very tight budget (three to 10 euros a day, depending on the cost of living in each country).
Ladraa is documenting his trip on social media. While walking through the Czech Republic, Ladraa spoke with Palestine Monitor about his motivation and goals for the journey.
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