French Spiderman Alain Robert scales Paris skyscraper without a harness to call for peace between Israel and Palestinians

A free climber has scaled a 38-storey building in Paris with no harness to show solidarity with those suffering in the midst of violence and unrest in Gaza and Israel.

French climber Alain Robert climbed the facade of the 150-metre high structure to call for peace in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians.

Robert, known as the "French Spiderman", ascended the Tour Total Energies Coupole skyscraper which houses the Total Energy headquarters in the La Defense business district using only his bare hands and a pair of climbing shoes.

The climb took Mr Robert around 90 minutes to reach the building's summit.

Alain Robert, known as the "French Spiderman" after climbing the Coupole Total tower (Getty)

"Whatever it takes, we have to find something that suits both countries," said 61-year-old Robert, who was also climbing the tower as a birthday tradition.

"We need a ceasefire, we cannot continue like this, bombarding the Gaza Strip and exterminating thousands of Palestinians under the pretext that they started the hostilities on October 7" he added.

It is the second time in two weeks that he has scaled a building to call for peace in the Middle East.

Alain Robert climbs Tour TotalEnergies Coupole skyscraper to call for "Peace in the Middle East" (Reuters)

Two weeks ago, the world famous free-climber ascended a 48 storey skyscraper, The Tour Hekla in Paris.

Mr Robert called on Instagram for “urgent peace between Israel and Gaza” after scaling the building which is about 1km from the Tour Total

French "Spiderman" Alain Robert climbs the Tour Hekla skyscraper (Reuters)

Robert has climbed more than 150 towering structures worldwide, including the Burj Khalifa, the workld's tallest building in Dubai in 2011, as well as the Eiffel Tower, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

He has been arrested several times including in 2018 after scaling London’s 202-metre (662ft) Salesforce Tower – formerly the Heron Tower – without a rope or other safety equipment.

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