“I held out hope I guess all along – it’s the optimist in me – that there would be some part of his verdict that at least would recognize that the Israeli military, that the Israeli government, had some accountability for what happened to Rachel.” - Cindy Corrie, Rachel Corrie’s mother, speaking on the podcast about Judge Oded Gershon’s verdict exonerating Israel for Rachel’s killing in 2003
This week on The Electronic Intifada podcast:
- An Israeli judge blames activist Rachel Corrie for her own death in 2003 after she was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza; we’ll speak with Rachel Corrie’s parents in Haifa about their reaction to the verdict after seven years in court;
- An underground resistance graffiti artist in Jerusalem speaks out about taking back Palestine’s streets;
- The UK Guardian dumps new columnist Joshua Trevino after The Electronic Intifada helps expose his Tweets inciting the murder of American activists sailing to Gaza;
- And news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, including how boycott activists are strengthening their campaigns in the wake of the Rachel Corrie verdict.