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West Bank Street Named for Dead US Activist

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Posted on Mar. 16, 2010 at 3:58 pm

From NYTimes.com:

Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday named a street after a U.S. activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer in a 2003 protest against house demolitions in Gaza.

The dedication ceremony was held on the seventh anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s death.

Corrie’s mother, Cindy, said her daughter stood for many other foreign activists who have come to the West Bank and Gaza in recent years to serve as a buffer between Palestinians and Israeli troops.

Read the full story at http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/03/16/world/AP-ML-Palestinians-US-Activist.html?_r=2

 

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