Fatah Facebook glorifies slain activist Rachel Corrie
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Posted text: “#Rachel_Corrie (see note below –Ed.)
She was killed on this day while defending the Palestinian right
May your memory be a perfume and your humanity an example to all free people”
The image shows a portrait of Rachel Corrie above the trunk of an olive tree from which an olive branch is growing. Behind the tree is a security wall.
Rachel Corrie - run over by an Israeli army bulldozer in Gaza in 2003 while trying to prevent the bulldozers from destroying terrorist infrastructure. The Corrie family sued Israel for "wrongful death" of their daughter but the Israeli court ruled against the Corrie family, stating that the driver could not see Rachel Corrie, that she had intentionally put herself in a war zone, and that her death was a regrettable accident.