Remembering Rachel

March 16th marks the 9th anniversary of Rachel’s death. Rachel Corrie was crushed by an Israeli military bulldozer while she was attempting to protect a Palestinian family in Gaza. We, Voices for Palestine, as well as the greater activist community, possess immeasurable gratitude for Rachel and her direct actions to bring justice to into this world.Below is a video which was recorded two days before her death.

To learn more about Rachel and her actions please visit The Rachel Corrie Foundation.

This year’s anniversary of Rachel’s death comes at a time of unrest in Gaza. Last Friday Israel began air strikes on Gaza killing 25 and wounding over 75 people. Retaliatory rocket fire from Gaza has injured 3 Israelis. There is a fragile ceasefire in place, for the moment. Read more about the current situation at Al Jazeera.

 

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