Hollywood stars campaign for peace in Middle East
Los Angeles: Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and Seth Rogen are among about 200 Hollywood stars who have signed a statement calling for peace in the Middle East.
The Creative Community For Peace's document has been signed by Hollywood stars who want violent clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian troops in Gaza to end, reports contactmusic.com.
In the statement, the stars urge politicians to find a resolution and end the fighting, while they also come out in support of Israel and criticise the Palestinian Hamas organisation.
The letter reads, "We, the undersigned, are saddened by the devastating loss of life endured by Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.
"We are pained by the suffering on both sides of the conflict and hope for a solution that brings peace to the region...
"While we stand firm in our commitment to peace and justice, we must also stand firm against ideologies of hatred and genocide...
"We join together in support of the democratic values we all cherish and in the hope that the healing and transformative power of the arts can be used to build bridges of peace."
Other stars to have signed the statement include Kelsey Grammer, Minnie Driver and Mayim Bialik.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Box Office report: Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt's 'Dear Zindagi' to cross Rs 50 crore mark today!
- Most searched male celebrity list 2016: Kapil Sharma beats Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan
- Mahira Khan's role chopped in big Bollywood debut 'Raees'—Here's all you need to know
- Rukmini- devoted wife of Sri Krishna and incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi
- Sonam Kapoor to play Madhuri Dixit in Sanjay Dutt's biopic?
- Winter special: Euro trip will always be incomplete without a visit to these charming places
- 7 ways in which you can make your Grandparents feel important!
- Feeling blues? Here are TOP 6 ways to sustain your long distance relationship
- Wedding special: 8 Bollywood songs to make your sangeet rocking!
- Sedentary time may hamper academic skills in boys