Social & Human Rights Issues

PRESS TV    By Ashraf Shannon, Gaza     Mar.16, 2013

People in Gaza commemorated the tenth anniversary of the killing of American activist Rachel Corrie by Israeli forces.

On March 16, 2003, Rachel was defending a Palestinian house from being demolished when she was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer.

She and a group of seven other American and British volunteers were dressed in fluorescent orange vests as they attempted to prevent the destruction of Palestinian homes in the so-called Philadelphi corridor along the border with Egypt.

Her death has inspired many international activists to come to the Gaza Strip.

Rachel sacrifice ten years ago as well the heroic effort her parents have undertaken over the past decade has done as much as anything else to bring Americans onboard in support of Palestine”.  rachel2 bulldozer proof

Despite Rachel’s tragic death International activists are adamant on helping Palestinians. Many of them travelled thousands of miles…

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