Remembering Rachel Corrie

 
From Santa Cruz Indymedia:

From Santa Cruz Indymedia:
Rachel Corrie, a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), was killed by a D-9 Caterpillar bulldozer driven by Israeli soldiers on March 16th, 2003 while non-violently attempting to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian family's home in the refugee camp of Rafah, Occupied Gaza. There has never been an independent investigation into her killing.
On March 13, 2005, George Cadman, host of Peace Talks on Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.1fm interviewed Joe Carr, an eyewitness to Rachel Corrie's killing.
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George Cadman also interviewed Cindy Corrie about her daughter Rachel Corrie.
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See Also: The Courage of Rachel Corrie | Family of American Woman Killed by Military Bulldozer Files Suit Against Catepillar, Inc | Santa Cruz's Recent Visitor Amy Goodman Spotlights Lawsuit

3/16/2005: On the second anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie, killed by a Caterpillar D9 bulldozer while defending the home of a Palestinian civilian, around sixty people gathered at the gates of the Peterson Tractor Company in San Leandro, California. The activists, organized by Jewish Voice for Peace, held a spirited protest against Caterpillar's continuing sales of bulldozers to the U.S. Department of Defense (which are then delivered to the Israeli military under a Foreign Military Sales Agreement).
As a line of protestors displayed banners to passing traffic condemning Israeli Defense Forces use of CAT equipment to destroy Palestinian homes, others gathered at a partly open gate and began saying Kaddish, the traditional Jewish prayer for the dead, for Corrie.
Read More With Video And Photos| Stop Caterpillar | A Jewish Voice for Peace | International Solidarity Movement

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