Combatants For Peace Share Their Stories

Chen Alon and Osama Iliwat discuss how they came to join Combatants for Peace, a group that brings together combatants on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to work for peace. Alon was an Israeli soldier before he co-founded the group in 2005; Osama Iliwat was a Palestinian resistance fighter who joined the group in 2014. Both discuss the importance of fighters sharing their personal stories and taking responsibility for their actions. They speak of the culpability of the United States as well as Israel in creating and perpetuating the apartheid system that exists today.

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