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Rachel’s story one worth understanding August 11, 2010

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Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) was an American member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). She was crushed to death in theGaza Strip by an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) bulldozer when she was kneeling in front of a local Palestinian‘s home, thus acting as a human shield, attempting to prevent IDF forces from demolishing the home. The IDF has claimed that the death was due to the restricted angle of view of the IDF Caterpillar D9 bulldozer driver, while ISM eyewitnesses said “there was nothing to obscure the driver’s view.”[1] A student at the Evergreen State College, she had taken a year off and traveled to theGaza Strip during the Second Intifada.[2]

source: wikipedia

Below is the article recently published in Hamilton Spectator Newspaper by Hussein Hamdani.

HAH- Thespec- Opinion July 22-10

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