About two dozen Syrians from around the United States paid tribute to slain journalist Marie Colvin with a visit to her family’s New York home.
The Marie Colvin Convoy for Freedom of Syria, which started in Los Angeles last week, is expected to arrive at the East Norwich home of Colvin’s family on Friday.
Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died on Feb. 22 from government shelling in the city of Homs.
A wake is being held this weekend on Long Island for award-winning journalist Marie Colvin who was killed last month while covering the recent ongoing violence in Syria.
The-56-year-old from Oyster Bay was killed last month along with a French photographer while covering the violence in the Syrian city of Homs.
Colvin, a Long Island native who worked for Britain’s Sunday Times, was killed along with French photographer late last month during shelling inside the besieged city of Homs.
The Red Cross said Friday that it is transporting the remains of American reporter Marie Colvin, originally of Oyster Bay, and French photographer Remi Ochlik to Damascus.
In the video, an activist says he is in a cemetery in the neighborhood of Baba Amr, where Marie Colvin, a native of Oyster Bay, was killed.
Oyster Bay native Marie Colvin died Wednesday in a rocket attack on the besieged city of Homs. The 56-year-old was an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times.
Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died Wednesday from government shelling in the city of Homes.