28 August 2012

Rachel Corrie death - Her own fault

Further reading: My time with the ISM (The ISM unmasked)

Israelseen: Lee Kaplan on the ISM and Rachel Corrie

Website: Stop the ISM

Daily Mail

Israel court rules army was not at fault in 2003 death of US activist killed by bulldozer during Palestine protest

Today a judge in Haifa, Israel, said her death was an accident that she had brought on herself by entering a closed military zone at the height of the second intifada.

The Israeli army said the buildings were being used to attack Israeli soldiers and as covers for entrances to weapons smuggling tunnels beneath the border.

Reading from his 162-page verdict, the judge told the Haifa District Court that Corrie’s death was a 'regrettable accident' but could have been avoided if she had obeyed warning signs and a travel ban on the Gaza Strip issued by the US to its citizens.

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