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Remembering Rachel Corrie 9 years on

All power to the parents of Rachel Corrie who was killed in Gaza in 2003 - by the Israelis, the parents claim.    The evidence would seem to be with them, not the Israelis who have striven all along to obfuscate what happened on the fatal day of her death.

"Israel's investigation into the death of Rachel Corrie has failed to be "thorough, credible and transparent," U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told the Corrie family last week.
 
Shapiro made his comments to Rachel Corrie's parents, Craig and Cindy, and her sister Sarah at the US embassy in Tel Aviv last week.

Amira Hass reports in Haaretz that "The U.S. government’s position is not new to the Corries, but their attorneys said that hearing it only a few days before the verdict was 'important and encouraging,' because it signals to the Corrie family that the U.S. government will continue to demand a full accounting from Israel about their daughter’s killing, regardless of how Judge Oded Gershon rules."

23-year-old Rachel Corrie was killed in 2003 while in Rafah, Gaza while attempting to stop the destruction of a Palestinian home, when a Caterpillar bulldozer crushed her to death.  The IDF has claimed that the driver of the bulldozer didn't see Corrie, who was wearing a fluorescent orange jacket.

In 2005, the Corrie family filed a civil action lawsuit against the state of Israel."

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