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Cindy and Craig Corrie Pursue Accountability from Israel

Cindy Corrie and Iyyad Rayyan in Des Moines. Photo by Michael Gillespie.

Native Iowans Cindy and Craig Corrie are the parents of human rights activist and observer Rachel Corrie who, on March 16, 2003, was killed by an Israeli military Caterpillar D9R bulldozer in the Gaza Strip as she tried to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian family’s home. Motivated by their daughter's work and example, the Corries have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of justice and peace in the Middle East and have made numerous visits to the region, spending time in Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, Egypt, and Turkey.

Corrie Talk in Des Moines 12-5-11

Rachel Corrie's parents, Cindy and Craig Corrie, will speak about their pursuit of accountability from Israel.

Pursuing Accountability with Israel with Cindy and Craig Corrie

Monday, December 5, 2011 - 7:00pm

Cindy and Craig Corrie are the parents of human rights activist and observer Rachel Corrie. On March 16, 2003, Rachel was killed by an Israeli military Caterpillar D9R bulldozer in the Gaza Strip as she tried to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian family’s home. Motivated by their daughter's work and example, the Corries have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of justice and peace in the Middle East and have made numerous visits to the region, spending time in Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, Egypt, and Turkey.

"My Name is Rachel Corrie" Play

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

My Name is Rachel Corrie" is a one-woman play based on the writings of the late Rachel Corrie. Edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner. Starring Courtney Day Nassar.

$5 Suggested Donation (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Mock Congressional Hearing

Sunday, April 18, 2010 - 1:30pm - 5:30pm

"We oppose the use of violence to resolve human conflicts. We grieve for each precious life lost or shattered. We mourn especially the civilians - Israeli and Palestinian - who have been killed and we condemn without reservation the acts of violence that have struck them down in the course of their daily lives." - From When the Rain Returns: Towards Justice and Reconciliation in Palestine and Israel

Chicago Middle East Program - Events

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 3:10pm

"We oppose the use of violence to resolve human conflicts. We grieve for each precious life lost or shattered. We mourn especially the civilians - Israeli and Palestinian - who have been killed and we condemn without reservation the acts of violence that have struck them down in the course of their daily lives." - From When the Rain Returns: Towards Justice and Reconciliation in Palestine and Israel

 

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