Swedish activist begins one year trek to Palestine

A pro-Palestinian Swedish activist started a 4,800 kilometre trek to Palestine to raise awareness of the ongoing Israeli occupation on 5 August. Benjamin Ladra started his journey ten days ago from the Swedish city of Gothenburg and will walk through Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey and Cyprus before finally crossing into Palestine. He will be making the entire journey with a Palestinian flag on his back. The walk has been planned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration this year. In a video released before he started his trek, Ladra explained his motivation for making the journey on foot.
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