This page documents public information on the Rachel Corrie Trial in three Israeli courts from 2010 to 2015. Any future updates will be posted to this page.
Please find media coverage of the trials catalogued in the Rachel Corrie In the News tab and find the sections on the right of this page for:
- Reflections from the Corrie family;
- More information on the three legal cases;
- Trial archives in the form of press releases and testimonies 2010 to 2011;
- A public U.S. government response to the trial;
- The responses from human rights organizations; and,
- Resources for the Press.
Israeli Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal in Rachel Corrie Case.
Read the Corrie family’s response (Feb. 12, 2015).
See the news articles from around the globe.
Link to the ruling Hebrew, English (2046 downloads)
Human Rights Watch’s response (Feb. 17, 2015): “This ruling has disturbing implications beyond the Corrie family’s case… ” Read full statement.
The May 21, 2014 Israeli Supreme Court Appeal:
Members of the Corrie family attended oral appeal arguments before the Israeli Supreme Court in Jerusalem on May 21, 2014.
See the joint statement released on May 21, 2014 by international legal and human rights organizations “Human Rights Groups Urge Israel to End Impunity for Killing of Rachel Corrie”.
See 2014 news articles stemming from the appeal. Read the press release announcing the appeal for background information. Coverage from the 2014 appeal hearing can also be found on Twitter archives.
The August 28, 2012 Israeli District Court Verdict: “A Sad Day for Human Rights”
Much has been published about the 2012 trial court verdict. See the links below for more details:
Read Attorney Hussein abu Hussein’s response in Haaretz. Watch Cindy Corrie’s press conference statement and read her Seattle Times Op-Ed.
See Legal and Human Rights Organizations’ overwhelming response, including a statement by President Jimmy Carter.
See media reactions to the verdict from around the globe.
See civil society’s response in photos and in a petition delivered to the U.S. government, with over 17,000 signatures and 50 organizations renewing the call for investigation.