Israeli army bulldozes, kills American protester.
Rachel Corrie, 23, of Olympia, Washington was killed in the Gaza Strip on Sunday when an Israeli Army bulldozer ran her over while trying to destroy a house in the Palestinian settlement of Rafah. Rachel was one of eight Palestinian Solidarity
volunteers from the US and Great Britain at the scene, who were gathered in front of the house of Dr. Samir Masri, which was slated for demolition. Rachel Corrie was a leading organizer of the Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace
, and was a senior at Evergreen State College, majoring in International Studies. She was also a talented writer
, documenting her experiences in Palestine and Gaza.
posted by insomnia_lj
on Mar 16, 2003 -