TITLE

The Rachel Corrie Verdict: A Black Day for Human Rights, Israeli "Justice" System

AUTHOR(S)
Hartley, Delinda C.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ruling by Haifa, Israel District Court Judge Oded Gershon on August 28, 2012, stating that the Israeli government has no responsibility in the death of 23-year-old U.S. citizen Rachel Corrie. It claims that International Solidarity Movement (ISM) volunteer Corrie was killed while serving as human shield during a demolition on Palestinian homes by Israeli soldiers in Rafah, Gaza in 2003. The opinion of the Corries' lawyer Hussein Abu Hussein on the ruling is cited.
ACCESSION #
79790792

 

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