Israel rules activist's death an 'accident'

Rachel Corrie, an American peace activist, was killed when an Israeli bulldozer ran her over almost a decade ago.

    Their daughter was buried almost a decade ago. Since that day, Rachel Corrie’s parents have been fighting for someone to take responsibility for their daughter’s death.

    After a more than three-year civil case: an Israeli district court ruled that since Rachel was in a “war zone” Israel is not responsible. It was as the judge stated, a “regrettable accident”.

    Al Jazeera's Cal Perry reports from Israel.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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