Remembering Rachel Corrie on the 11th Anniversary of Her Murder

By: Sunday March 16, 2014 1:00 pm

I have posted my cantata, The Skies Are Weeping, here before. It is my 2003-2004 tribute to the memory of Rachel Corrie and Tom Hurndall, killed by Israeli thugs in Gaza, during the run-up to the opening of the Iraq invasion, when the world was distracted elsewhere, and Brits and Americans could be murdered callously and with impunity.

 

The Skies Are Weeping for Rachel Corrie on the Tenth Anniversary of Her Murder

By: Saturday March 16, 2013 4:00 pm

Ten years ago today, mere days before we began our $2 trillion criminal war of aggression against the Iraqi people, American college senior, Rachel Corrie, was murdered near Rafah, in the Gaza Strip.

I’ve never before written that the courageous young woman was murdered. However, having considered the testimony given during the civil trial against the Israel Defense Forces regarding her death, which concluded last August, her demise was indeed murder, to wit: an unlawful killing of a human being, with malice.

Late Night: Alice Walker Reads Rachel Corrie

By: Saturday March 9, 2013 8:00 pm

Next Saturday, March 16th, will mark the tenth anniversary of the death in Gaza, of Rachel Corrie. Rachel, then a senior at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, had gone to Gaza at the beginning of 2003, to fulfill aspects of her senior thesis. While there, she became active in efforts by the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), to protect Palestinians from outrages of the Israeli occupation forces.

Abby Martin Interviews Rachel Corrie’s Parents as the 10th Anniversary of Rachel’s Death Approaches

By: Sunday January 20, 2013 4:00 pm

March 16th, less than two months away, will mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Evergreen College senior, Rachel Corrie, in Rafah, near the Egyptian border of the Gaza Strip, as she sought to and succeeded in keeping an Israeli military armored Caterpiller bulldozer from destroying the house of a large Palestinian family.

Lakeside Diner

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to interviews/articles/speeches/videos on current issues that may be of interest.

On the Eve of Verdict in Rachel Corrie Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Israel, US Ambassador Slams Israeli Government Corrie Investigation

By: Sunday August 26, 2012 8:15 am

On August 28th, Israeli judge Oded Gorshen will read the verdict in the civil lawsuit brought against the Israeli government for wrongful death, when young Rachel Corrie was killed in Gaza by an Israeli army bulldozer.

Rachel Corrie Civil Lawsuit Resumes Today in Haifa

By: Sunday September 5, 2010 6:45 am

The two-phase civil lawsuit, brought by Cindy and Craig Corrie against the Israeli Defense Forces, seeking a judgement of wrongful death in the matter of their daughter Rachel, near Rafah, Gaza, on March 16, 2003. resumes today in Haifa. In this phase, the defendant government will seek to rebut the plaintiff’s case, presented last spring.

Israeli Cover-up Hides Casualty Count

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 5:00 pm

Do we know yet how many were killed, wounded or are missing from Monday’s attack on the humanitarian flotilla to Gaza?

MV Rachel Corrie Seized, Passengers Kidnapped by Israel

By: Saturday June 5, 2010 6:15 am

The MV Rachel Corrie was seized by Israeli forces this morning. According to Free Gaza.org, she was within 40 miles of Gaza when the second IDF warning was issued as well as threat to tow her to Ashdod.

MV Rachel Corrie – Reported Seized by Israeli Warships

By: Friday June 4, 2010 8:00 pm

Liveblogging with Edward Teller as we track reports on the status of the MV Rachel Corrie. Initial reports of seizure may be wrong – we’re updating as we learn more.

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