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The Haifa District court ruled earlier today that the Israeli military is not responsible for killing American activist Rachel Corrie, and that Corrie was to blame for her own death.
The day after Rachel Corrie, an American peace activist from Olympia, Washington, was driven over by a 55 ton bulldozer in Gaza in 2003, then Prime Minister Ariel Sharon promised US President George W Bush that Israel would conduct a “thorough, credible and transparent” investigation into the incident.
Libya risks repeating the very violations that led to the “17 February revolution” unless the winners of elections scheduled for this week make the establishment of the rule of law and respect for human rights their top priority, Amnesty International said today in a new report.