When things seemed to have cooled down about the death of Osama bin Laden, it was only a matter of time for family members crying about the ‘assassination.’ It isn’t enough that some in the Taliban are wanting proof, but now some of his relatives are wanting to see proof. And, if that wasn’t enough, they are also wanting to investigate his assumed ‘assassination’ and have it lead by the United Nations.
CNN | Relatives of Osama bin Laden want proof that the terrorist leader is dead and are calling for an investigation into how he was killed, according to Jean Sasson, an author who helped one of bin Laden’s sons write a memoir.
“They just really want some answers, and they would just really like to know what exactly happened, why they weren’t called,” said Sasson, who worked with Omar bin Laden to pen a memoir entitled “Growing Up bin Laden.”
The United States says U.S. Navy SEALs killed bin Laden during a May 2 raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he was hiding out.
The forces collected a trove of intelligence from the compound and later buried bin Laden’s body at sea. While the Obama administration has decided not to release photos of the slain bin Laden, some U.S. lawmakers will be allowed to view them.
“They would like to have been able to have witnessed seeing the body, at least identified the body, because, you know how it is in the Middle East so many times: they really need proof or people start believing — this has been discussed by a lot more people than me — that many people will not believe that he’s dead,” she told CNN Wednesday. MORE