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Who Was Rachel Corrie?


On March 16, 2003, the Israeli army crushed U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie to death with a Caterpillar D-9 bulldozer in a refugee camp in Rafah, in the Israeli-occupied Gaza Strip. Rachel was killed while she non-violently tried to prevent the demolition by Israel of a Palestinian family’s home.

Since her death, an enormous amount of solidarity activities have been carried out in her name around the world.  Join us in continuing Rachel's legacy!

Rachel Corrie in her own words

Click here to read Rachel's emails from Gaza.

Click here to learn about My Name Is Rachel Corrie, a play based on Rachel's story.

Click here to order Let Me Stand Alone, a collection of Rachel's journal entries, emails and papers that follow her development as a person of conscience.

Watch this video interview with Rachel, recorded only two days before her death, in which she explains why she is committed to helping the people of the Gaza Strip.


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