A post-conviction hearing is currently underway for Adnan Syed, whose case was investigated in the extremely popular podcast Serial. Syed was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, 16 years ago. For the first time since the podcast came out, Lee's family has spoken about how the podcast and the new hearing have affected them.

In a statement released by the Maryland Attorney General, the Lee family continues to believe that Syed is guilty. “The events of this past week have reopened wounds few can imagine," they write, “It remains hard to see so many run to defend someone who committed a horrible crime, who destroyed our family, who refuses to accept responsibility, when so few are willing to speak up for Hae. She stood up for what was right, regardless of popular opinion.”

Sources: h/t The Guardian