[act-ma] Thurs, March 6: UP film screening: Rachel - an American Conscience

pf soto pfsoto at mynas.com
Wed Mar 5 09:20:26 PST 2008


Showing Thursday, March 6th, in Cambridge
on the 5th anniversary of the amurder of Rachel Corrie (March 16th, 20030
one of the many Rachel Corrie rememberance events across the country

 
*/Rachel, An American Conscience/*
On March 16^th , 2003, an Israeli soldier driving a bulldozer 2-stories 
high crushed to death 23-year old Rachel Corrie, an American student and 
non-violent human rights activist. According to numerous witnesses and 
photographic documentation, she was killed intentionally.
 
Rachel and a handful of others practicing Gandhian nonviolence in the 
Gaza Strip had been pleading with Israeli soldiers for 2 hours not to 
destroy the home of a Palestinian physician and his family.
 
The US has yet to condemn this atrocity by an 'ally' who receives more 
US funding than any other nation on earth, well over $10 million per day.
 
The US media have yet to accord this horror the attention it would 
normally get. There were *NO stories* about the memorial service in Gaza 
that was broken up and an Israeli tank -- while the bulldozer drove 
exultantly by. There were *NO stories* about the Israeli forces blocking 
the ambulance carrying her remains from exiting Gaza. *NO stories* about 
Rachel's grieving parents and siblings. *NO STORIES*.
 
This film contains interviews and footage of Rachel Corrie in Palestine.

*When/where*
7 pm
243 Broadway, Cambridge - corner of Broadway and Windsor,
entrance on Windsor
http://rule19.org/videos

Please join us for a stimulating night out; bring your friends! Free
film, free refreshments, & free door prizes.
[donations are accepted]

"/You can't legislate good will - that comes through education./" ~ 
Malcolm X

*Unveiling Palestine film series  - see http://rule19.org/videos*
Why should YOU care? It's your money that pays for the occupation &
illegal Israeli settlements.

"People are scared in the U.S. to say 'wrong is wrong,' because the
pro-Israeli lobby [AIPAC] is powerful---very powerful. Well, so what?
For goodness sake, this is God's world. We live in a moral universe. The
Apartheid government was very powerful, but today it no longer exists."
~ *Desmond Tutu*


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