Colvin Family Files Suit Against Syrian Leaders

Relatives of the late Marie Colvin, the famed foreign correspondent who grew up on Long Island and 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.

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In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Cat Colvin, the sister of slain journalist Marie Colvin, and her lawyer Scott Gilmore talked about the suit they filed against the Assad regime for intentionally targeting and murdering Marie Colvin. “It just absolutely disgusts me that she could be targeted so ruthlessly, and have nothing happen,” Cat Colvin says.

Watch her interview here.