Rachel Corrie

Conflict in Israel
6:42 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Israeli court rules activist Rachel Corrie's death was an accident

Rachel Corrie, 23, stands in front of a Palestinian's home to prevent it from being demolished
AP

Originally published on Sun September 2, 2012 8:28 am

An Israeli court sided with the government today, ruling that Israel was not at fault for the death of American activist Rachel Corrie.

Corrie's parents were suing for accountability and $1 in damages for the death of their 23-year-old daughter. Corrie was killed in 2003, when she stood in front of a bulldozer to try to keep the Israeli soldier manning it from razing Palestinian homes.

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