Rachel corrie Rachel Corrie was a student at Evergreen State College in Washington. She was killed by a bulldozer operated by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) while attempting to prevent those forces from demolishing the home of a local Palestinian pharmacist in Gaza. Corrie and others were acting as "human shields blocking the bulldozer’s path." Eyewitnesses assert that the Israeli soldier driving the bulldozer deliberately ran Corrie over twice. The Israeli Government and the IDF declared Corrie's death an accident.

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