Rachel Corrie

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Rachel Corrie
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Born Rachel Aliene Corrie
10 Apryle 1979(1979-04-10)
Olympia, Washington, Unitit States
Died 16 Mairch 2003(2003-03-16) (aged 23)
Rafah, Gaza Strip
Cause o daith
Killed while tryin tae baur an Israeli airmored bulldozer
Naitionality American
Alma mater The Evergreen State College
Kent for Controversy surroondin daith
Hame toun Olympia, Washington, United States
Parents
  • Craig Corrie
  • Cindy Corrie

Rachel Aliene Corrie (Aprile 10, 1979 – Mairch 16, 2003) frae Olympia, Washington, wis an American activist an diarist.[1][2] She was a member of a pro-Palestinian group called the International Solidarity Movement (ISM).[3] She wis killed by an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) airmored bulldozer in a combat zone in Rafah, in the soothren pairt o the Gaza Strip, unner contestit circumstances[2][4] during the hicht o the seicont Palestinian intifada.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American peace activist killed by army bulldozer in Rafah". Haaretz. March 17, 2003. Retrieved May 8, 2008. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile: Rachel Corrie". BBC News. August 28, 2012. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  3. Sherwood, Harriet (August 28, 2012). "Rachel Corrie's death was an accident, Israeli judge rules". The Guardian. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  4. "Court dismisses damages claim in Rachel Corrie case". The Times of Israel. August 28, 2012. Retrieved September 16, 2012. 
  5. "Rachel Corrie: a memory that refuses to die". The Guardian. August 28, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2012.