Court Awards $302,511,836.00 in Damages to Family of Journalist Marie Colvin

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Friday, February 8, 2019
Author: 
Linda Friedman Ramirez
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

As previously reported in the International Enforcement Law Reporter, Marie Colvin, an internationally renowned American journalist, was killed on February 22, 2012 while on assignment for The Sunday Times. Her sister, nephew, and nieces have sued the Government of Syria for an intentional and purposeful extrajudicial killing of Ms. Colvin as part of the regime’s campaign to eradicate journalists reporting on atrocities.