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
Marie Colvin’s Death Was Tragic, But It Was Random By an Informed Observer in Damascus For Syria Comment, June 13, 2016 Marie Colvin’s death was tragic, especially for her family and friends and the international media community. Colvin was a courageous and legendary journalist. Show More Summary
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.
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New York Times foreign correspondent delivered this year's Marie Colvin Lecture at Stony Brook University.
James Foley isn’t the only journalist who was lured back, time and time again, to the front lines of conflict zones. Correspondents who have covered recent wars in Syria and Libya, including American journalist Marie Colvin, Syrian journalist Ruqia Hassan, British photojournalist Tim Hetherington and dozens of others, died in order to tell stories. Show More Summary
On the icy-cold morning of February 22, 2011, Marie Colvin, a 58-year-old Irish-American reporter, was killed by the blast of a rocket in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs, Syria....