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Hussein Abu Hussein

Rachel Corrie: Blaming the Victim

[Courts Hall of Haifa, Israel. Image from Wikimedia Commons.]

On Tuesday, Judge Oded Gershon of the Haifa District Court dismissed the civil lawsuit I brought on behalf of Rachel Corrie’s family against the State of Israel for the unlawful killing of their daughter, an American peace activist and human rights defender who legally entered Gaza to live with Palestinian families in Rafah whose homes were threatened by demolition. While not surprising, the verdict is yet another example of impunity prevailing over accountability and ...

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