Category Archives: Lockerbie

On This Day — US Staff in Moscow Warned to Avoid PAN AM 103 (December 13 1988) [2019]

“There was a real push in the embassy community to make sure that everybody was aware that there had been a terrorist threat made, and that people flying Western carriers going through Frankfurt should change their tickets.” Karen Decker — … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie Judges Under the Weather (Malta – December 7 1988) [2019]

“There is no reasonable basis in the trial court’s judgment for its conclusion that the purchase of the items [clothes that were found in the wreckage of the plane] from Mary’s House [in Malta] took place on 7 December 1988.” … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : “The Helsinki Warning” (December 5 1988) [2019]

“And he comes in early the next morning, 6 o’clock the next morning, and there is, obviously, confusion and concern. And he is asked to do a number of things. And he is asked to work on Weber’s desk with … Continue reading

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On This Day — Terry Waite Released by Islamic Jihad (November 18 1991) [2019]

“I was taken out, blindfolded again, put into the boot of a car, then another car, and when they took the blindfold off I was with a Syrian intelligence operative, who drove me to the Syrian intelligence headquarters.” Terry Waite … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : US & UK indict Libyans Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah (November 14 1991)

“Without PT/35(b), there would have been no indictment.” Richard Marquise — FBI Agent who led the US side of the Lockerbie investigation “The Lockerbie trial is the most disgraceful miscarriage of justice in Scotland for 100 years. Every lawyer who … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie Key Witness Dies (October 29 2016) [2019]

“I personally hope that Tony is in a better place and that he is now at peace because he must have led a tortured life knowing that he had jailed an innocent man for money.” George Thomson — Lockerbie Investigator … Continue reading

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On This Day — Operation Autumn Leaves (Germany — October 26 1988) [UPDATE 2019]

“Following the arrest of Dalkamoni and others […], it is possible to conclude that at least the core of the cell structure has been removed. It is not possible to say that all persons involved in the terrorist activities had … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Apartheid Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies [Lockerbie Conspiracy]

“Had he known of the bomb, no force on earth would have stopped him from seeing to it that flight 103, with its deadly cargo, would not have left the airport. The minister is flattered by the allegation of near … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Christine Grahame MSP : “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied” [Lockerbie]

“In the meantime, yet to be completed and sent to the Crown Office is the separate police-led Sandwood inquiry into the actions at the time of police, prosecutors and forensic officials. The inquiry, which is investigating claims of attempts to … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — The Lockerbie DIA Memo [September 24 1989]

“The bombing of the Pan Am flight [103] was conceived, authorised and financed by Ali-Akbar Mohtashemi-Pur, Iran’s former interior minister. The execution of the operation was contracted to Ahmad [Jibril], Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command [PFLP-GC] … Continue reading

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