“In terms of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the United States has got to play a much more even-handed role. Clearly, that is not the case right now.”
The walk has been planned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration this year.
A pro-Palestinian Swedish activist started a 4,800-kilometer (about 3,000 miles) 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