Rachel Corrie’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 10, 1979

Death Date

Mar 16, 2003

Age of Death

23 years

Profession

Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Rachel Corrie died at the age of 23. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for her activism on behalf of a Palestinian organization known as the International Solidarity Movement, this young American woman died in the Gaza Strip while confronting an armored combat vehicle filled with members of the Israel Defense Forces.

She and her two older siblings grew up in Olympia, Washington as the children of Cindy and Craig Corrie.

Quotes

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I think freedom for Palestine could be an incredible source of hope to people struggling all over the world. I think it could also be an incredible inspiration to Arab people in the Middle East, who are struggling under undemocratic regimes which the U.S. supports.

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We are protecting civilians. We are unarmed. We are no threat to you. Please do not shoot.

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We are all born and someday we’ll all die. Most likely to some degree alone. Our aloneness in this world is, maybe not anymore, a thing to mourn.

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Maybe if people stopped thinking of themselves, and started thinking of the other sides of things, people wouldn’t hurt each other.

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Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize there is a massive military machine surrounding us, trying to kill the people I’m having dinner with.