Edith Bouvier, a French reporter wounded in the attack that killed American reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik and injured several others in Homs, Syria, has been successfully evacuated to Lebanon, according to France 24. One of Bouvier's family members told the channel that she is "fine." Bouvier, who suffered a broken leg [...]
Paul Conroy, a freelance photographer wounded in the attack that killed Times war reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik in Homs, Syria, has been rescued. "The Sunday Times can confirm that the photographer Paul Conroy is safe and in Lebanon," a spokesman for the paper said Tuesday. "He is in good shape and [...]
Two French journalists wounded in the Syrian attack that killed Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik posted a pair of YouTube videos on Thursday, pleading for help from their government. Edith Bouvier, a reporter for the French newspaper Le Figaro, and Paul Conroy, a freelance photographer, asked to be allowed to [...]
Just as he did following the death of New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid in Syria, White House press secretary Jay Carney began his daily briefing by praising the work of Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times reporter who also was killed there on Wednesday. Carney called their deaths "tragic," and "a reminder of the incredible [...]
An American-born reporter for the London Sunday Times, Marie Colvin, along with a young French photographer, Remi Ochlik, were killed in Syria on Wednesday morning, according to several news reports. Colvin, one of the most celebrated war correspondents in the U.K., happened to be a guest on Anderson Cooper's CNN show just hours before her [...]
Dear reader, As a photographer with The Sunday Times in Syria, I personally witnessed the slaughter of civilians in Baba Amr. I witnessed the use of wide area battlefield weapons on a civilian population, in an area with no legitimate...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL ? Less than a week after the family of renowned American journalist Marie Colvin sued the Syrian government for her death, Syria’s Bashar Assad shot back with his own version: It was all her fault. “ It’s a war and she cameShow More Summary
As the Syrian government launched a scorched-earth siege of Homs in early 2012, the American war reporter Marie Colvin holed up in a clandestine media center inside the city, sending out live broadcasts on the attack's heavy civilian casualties. Show More Summary
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The sister of deceased American journalist Marie Colvin has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. district court in Washington D.C. against the state of Syria, alleging that Colvin was deliberately targeted for extrajudicial killing by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Show More Summary
The family of Marie Colvin on Saturday filed a lawsuit against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on accusations that his forces tracked and assassinated the foreign correspondent in the northern city of Homs four years ago. They...Show More Summary
In 2012, journalist Marie Colvin—renowned for her brave, humanizing reporting in high-conflict areas—was killed in Syria during a rocket strike. Four years later, her family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad, who they say deliberately targeted her in an effort to silence coverage of the war. Read more...
Relatives of Marie Colvin, a U.S.-born journalist who worked for the British newspaper The Sunday Times, have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that Syrian government officials targeted and killed her in 2012 to silence her reporting on Syria and the besieged city of Homs. Show More Summary
Slain Journalist Marie Colvin’s Family Sues Syria The family of American war reporter Marie Colvin, who died in Syria in 2012, is suing President Bashar al Assad’s regime, claiming that she was killed because of her reporting. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Syrian...
The lawsuit says in 2012 Syrian officials launched a rocket attack on a makeshift broadcast studio targeting the American reporter for The Sunday Times
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The family of American journalist Marie Colvin who died in Syria in 2012 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in a U.S. court, accusing the Syrian government of deliberately killing her, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Wrongful death legal claim against Assad government says Colvin was "hunted down" and killed to silence her reporting.
The complaint contends that Syrian officials worked in concert to locate, track and target journalists like Ms. Colvin, who was killed in an artillery strike in 2012.
Award-winning Sunday Times journalist was killed in Baba Amr in 2012. Her relatives say she murdered by the Baath regime.