There was no good way to receive such news.
Rachel Corrie’s mother, Cindy, remembers her other daughter, Sarah, and Sarah’s husband calling on the phone. It was obvious something was wrong.
There had been some “very sad news” and it was about Rachel, she was told. The young activist had travelled to Gaza two months earlier to try and protect the lives and homes of Palestinians.
Is she dead, her mother asked immediately? She put her question in such a blunt way, she says, in the hope of being able to quickly rule out the worst. But there was no escaping the truth. Yes, they believed she was dead. They had seen it on the news.
Cindy picked up the cordless phone and carried it to Rachel’s father, Craig, who was doing laundry in another room, busy with the most mundane of chores.
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2 Replies to “Rachel Corrie Was Killed In Gaza By The IDF. 20 Years On, Her Parents Are Still Fighting For Justice by Andrew Buncombe”
It would be amazing if Americans would show the same kind of concern for their own Country and people. Instead, Americans have been brainwashed into hating their own Country and people. Many Americans today have foolishly accepted the blame and guilt for crimes and atrocities not committed by them, but only committed in their names. They are in fact an idiot shield for the ruling elite.
Correct. And the Internet is filled with them all pretending to be the voice of freedom. Taking a monopoly over the the Web of deceit.
Fact is MILLIONS of Jews would like to see accountability for the mass murder a d attempted genocide of their gran and pop and mums and dad’s and sisters aunties uncles cousins school friends lovers and chums.