“Holding Israel Accountable” is the theme of the Rachel Corrie Commemoration, sponsored by Madison Rafah Sister City Project. Israel has been listed as an apartheid state by both Amnesty International and Human Rights watch, according to Cassandra Dixon and Rowan Attala from the Rafah Project. The commemoration, in honor of the 19th anniversary of the death U.S. peace activist who was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to peacefully prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home. Registration for tonight’s 7 PM virtual (March 16, 2022) commemoration, which includes a panel of presenters and a Q&A afterwards, can be found on the Rafah Sister City website.
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