As is the case every first Friday of every month, Combatants for Peace Movement, in collaboration with a number of Palestinian and Israeli NGOs, organized on Friday in the monthly peaceful demonstration against the occupation and the violence it creates. Protesters gathered at Batteer village roundabout adjacent to road 60 marched heading to the tunnel checkpoint.
Around 300 Palestinian and Israeli activists joined the freedom march. During the protest people chanted against the occupation the settlement. Before the checkpoint a Palestinian Rap group from Jerusalem preformed.
“Our joined work against the occupation and settlements aims to create a better future of the coming generations.” Soliman Al Khateeb – Palestinian Manager of CFP
Combatants for Peace Movement calls for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with its capital Jerusalem. CFP uses nonviolent means and call on both nations to join us to achieve peace and reconciliation between Palestinians and Israelis.
CFP is a group of Palestinians and Israelis who have taken an active part in the cycle of violence in the region: Israeli soldiers serving in the army and Palestinians as combatants fighting to free their country, Palestine, from the Israeli occupation.