Who was Rachel Corrie?


Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 ā€“ March 16, 2003) was an American peace activist and a member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). She was crushed to death in the Gaza Strip by an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) bulldozer when she was kneeling in front of a local Palestinian’s home, thus acting as a human shield, attempting to prevent IDF forces from demolishing the home.

Rachel Corrie’s 5th Grade Speech

Related link
Rachel Corrie Memorial Website

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