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Rachel Corrie's parents in Nablus On March 23rd, avandamet in us 200 residents of Nablus and internationals gathered to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the murder of Rachel Corrie by Israeli forces in Rafah, avandamet in usGaza, avandamet in us as she tried to prevent a bulldozer from demolishing a family home. Avandamet in us The demonstration also protested the ongoing attacks on Gaza by the Israeli army, avandamet in us and the occupation of Iraq - taking place on the fifth anniversary of the US-led invasion. Present were bereaved parents of Rachel Corrie, avandamet in us Craig and Cindy Corrie, avandamet in us who were visiting Nablus for the first time. Avandamet in us The Corries expressed their gratitude for the continuing remembrence of their daughter, avandamet in us but stressed the importance of focusing on the atrocities carried out against Palestinians everyday. Avandamet in us Her mother stated: “While we remember Rachel, avandamet in us it is important to remember the children of Palestine, avandamet in us because Rachel knew and Rachel taught us that it is about the people of Palestine, avandamet in us not about Rachel. “We know that the people of Nablus have suffered for many many years, avandamet in us and have suffered many many losses that are like our loss, avandamet in us except they go on and on for them.” … The protesters carried 122 black balloons, avandamet in us to commemorate the 121 Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Israeli army Operation Hot Winter, avandamet in us as well as one for Rachel Corrie. Avandamet in us The also carried Palestinian flags and pictures of those killed in Gaza. Representatives from many organisations in Nablus addressed the crowd, avandamet in us including the Women’s Committee; Tanweer Centre for Cultural Enlightenment; and Centre for Global Consciousness; as well as Palestinians whose family members had been murdered by Israeli forces. Avandamet in us Many spoke of the links between the occupation of Palestine and the occupation of Iraq, avandamet in us demanding freedom and justice for both. These connections were also expressed by Rachel Corrie, avandamet in us which she wrote to her parents from Palestine before she died, avandamet in us which her mother Cindy shared with the crowd, avandamet in us “I think freedom for palestine could be an incredible source of hope for people struggling all over the world.’’ http://inpursuitofjustice.wordpress.com/