Tagged: Rachel Corrie

Gaza Remembers Rachel Corrie in a Football Tournament News Roundup
Al Bawaba

Gaza Remembers Rachel Corrie in a Football Tournament

For the ninth year in a row, Palestinians in the city of Rafah will organize a football tournament in the memory of Rachel Corrie, a 23-year old American peace activist who was killed in the city while she was trying to protect Palestinian houses from Israeli demolition. The tournament, which will take place on June 7, 2016, will consist of 32 teams from across the Gaza Strip.

on May 26, 2016
Alan Rickman Gave the Greatest Gift to My Late Daughter, Rachel Corrie Op-Eds & Analysis
Craig Corrie, The Guardian

Alan Rickman Gave the Greatest Gift to My Late Daughter, Rachel Corrie

My family and I were saddened on Thursday morning to learn of the death of Alan Rickman – too sad to write our feelings at the time. Alan, of course, is famous as an actor and director, both on stage and in film. But we first came to know him when, with Katharine Viner (now editor-in-chief of the Guardian), he edited our daughter Rachel’s writing into the play My Name is Rachel Corrie.

on January 18, 2016
Justice Denied: Rachel Corrie Died Protesting the Demolition of Palestinian Homes by Israeli Forces News Roundup
David Palumbo-Liu, Salon

Justice Denied: Rachel Corrie Died Protesting the Demolition of Palestinian Homes by Israeli Forces

In 2003, a 23-year-old American from Olympia, Washington, was crushed to death by a bulldozer operated by two members of the Israeli Defense Forces. Rachel Corrie was in Gaza to work with an international human rights organization; at the time of her death she was involved in a nonviolent act of civil disobedience, placing her body in front of a Palestinian home to stop its demolition...

on December 20, 2015
Israel: Dangerous ruling in Rachel Corrie case News Roundup
Human Rights Watch

Israel: Dangerous ruling in Rachel Corrie case

The Israeli Supreme Court ruling in a suit seeking damages over Rachel Corrie’s death sends a dangerous message to Israeli armed forces that they can escape accountability for wrongful actions, Human Rights Watch said today. Israel’s Supreme Court on February 12, 2015, exempted the Israeli defense ministry from liability for actions by its forces that it deemed to be “wartime activity."

on February 17, 2015
Israeli Supreme Court to Hear Rachel Corrie Appeal on May 21 News Roundup
The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice

Israeli Supreme Court to Hear Rachel Corrie Appeal on May 21

Nine years after filing a civil suit against the State of Israel for the wrongful death of American peace activist Rachel Corrie, her family will have their appeal heard before the Israeli Supreme Court on May 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Jerusalem. The appeal, which will be argued by attorney Hussein Abu Hussein, challenges the Haifa District Court’s August 2012 ruling which concluded that the Israeli military was not responsible for Rachel’s death and that it conducted a credible investigation.

on May 12, 2014
Fact Sheet: The Killing of Rachel Corrie: Ten Years Later Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact Sheet: The Killing of Rachel Corrie: Ten Years Later

Saturday, March 16 marks ten years since 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer while trying to prevent the destruction of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. The IMEU offers the following fact sheets on Rachel and other nonviolent international activists and others killed or seriously injured by Israel over the past decade.

on March 15, 2013
Rachel Corrie’s Parents Discuss Israeli Civil Suit Verdict Press Briefings
IMEU

Rachel Corrie’s Parents Discuss Israeli Civil Suit Verdict

We speak to Cindy and Craig Corrie over an Israeli courts decision to dismiss a civil suit against the Israeli government. Their daughter was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer while trying to protect Palestinian homes in Gaza in 2003.

on August 29, 2012
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