Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society selects « Late Rachel Corrie’s name » for the 2014 IKFS Global Peace Award

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society, one of the leading NGO, socio-cultural, non-religious, non-political, non-profit, friendship NRI association, in Kuwait said in Press Release that “2014 IKFS Global Peace Award” will be named in honor of Late « Rachel Corrie » and will be known as “IKFS- RACHEL CORRIE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD 2014”.

Rachel Corey [sic], 23 years old from the state of Washington (USA), was killed on 16th March 2003 while she was trying to prevent Israeli army bulldozers from destroying a Palestinian home. Rachel was run over twice by the Israeli military bulldozer in its process of demolishing the Palestinian home. Rachel was standing with other non-violent international activists in front of a home scheduled for illegal demolition. . Initially the driver dropped sand and other heavy debris on her, then the bulldozer pushed her to the ground where it proceeded to drive over her, fracturing both of her arms, legs and skull. She was transferred to hospital, where she later died.

IKFS has selected the name of « Rachel Corrie » as a Martyr and in loving memory of her stand in “global and non-violent peace initiative”. The Peace Loving People of the World, cannot forget Rachel as long as this world stands and the Palestinian problem solves. Dr. Ghalib Al-Mashoor, President commented.

Palestinians are struggling for the past 66 years to get their country back from the occupied forces and Rachel’s martyr is an added value to the freedom struggle of Palestine. IKFS member like any civilized person cannot forget her. Eventhough Rachel Corrie has left this world before 11 years of her Martyrdom, We IKFS want let the world remember her sacrifice as a “woman” and the world to know the atrocities carried out by occupied forces of Israel. , Advocate Sayid Nizar, Vice President IKFS added.

In honoring memory of Late Rachel Corey, IKFS is planning to conduct an Essay competition. IKFS hereby invites all to participate in the “23 page” Essay on the topic “Global Violence and Remedy for Peace” in Arabic or English language. The entry is restricted to Young woman aged 23 years only, so as to coincide with the life of the charismatic blossom girl “Rachel Corrie”. The last date of submission of Essay will be 31st December 2014. All the essays are to be send to :

Head of Essay Team Panel
on “IKFS-RACHEL CORRIE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD 2014”. ‘
Email: [email protected]

The Essay winner will be awarded with 10,001 Indian Rupees or equivalent of Kuwaiti Dinars in cash with Honorary Plaque where “Late Rachel Corrie” s name will be encrypted with. The winners will be honored in a function to be conducted on 26th January 2015 coinciding with Indian Republic Day.


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