The forgotten Rachels

Posted: June 8, 2010 in antisemitism, Gaza, Hamas, Islam, Israel, jihad, Palestinians

In the two years following her death, Rachel Corrie, an American radical who died accidentally while acting as a human shield during an Israeli operation to stop rocket smuggling into Gaza, was written about or referred to on 57 separate occasions just in the British paper The Guardian alone.

Even though Rachel Thaler (murdered by a Palestinian suicide bomber while eating pizza with friends at an Israeli shopping mall, at age 16) was a British citizen, born in London, where her grandparents still live, her death has never been mentioned in a British newspaper.

The forgotten Rachels. Does anyone remember them? – Tom Gross (more…)


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