Tag Archives: Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

Lockerbie — The Eyewitness Evidence Against Megrahi by Pr Elizabeth Loftus

“Al-Megrahi was released from prison in 2009 and sent back to Libya on compassionate grounds because of advancing cancer. Public outrage was sparked. Al-Megrahi lived with his cancer for a few years (…) One cannot help but wonder whether the outrage … Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY — “NYT Admits Lockerbie Case Flaws” (May 21 2012)

“The enigmatic Mr Megrahi had been the central figure of the [lockerbie] case for decades, reviled as a terrorist but defended by many Libyans, and even some world leaders, as a victim of injustice whose trial, 12 years after the … Continue reading

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On This Day — Megrahi, Convicted in 1988 Lockerbie Bombing, Dies in Tripoli (May 20 2012)

“Hans Köchler, a United Nations observer, called the trial ‘a spectacular miscarriage of justice,’ words echoed by Mr. Mandela. Many legal experts and investigative journalists challenged the evidence, calling Mr. Megrahi a scapegoat for a Libyan government long identified with … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Lockerbie & Pan Am 103 : The Truth at Last?

“After writing about the “ravers” who regularly turn up at lectures to claim that President Bush/the CIA/the Pentagon/Mossad etc perpetrated the crimes against humanity of 11 September, I received a letter this week from Marion Irvine, who feared that members … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS — And the Very Best for 2018 !

“To stand the best chance of being remembered, it is perhaps best to choose a career in politics – but don’t try to copy your heroes from antiquity. From Caesar to Boudica, back then the best remembered rulers were renowned … Continue reading

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LOCKERBIE — SCCRC press release on Megrahi application

“The Lockerbie trial is “the most disgraceful miscarriage of justice in Scotland for 100 years. Every lawyer who has read the judgment says ‘this is nonsense’. It is nonsense.” Robert Black QC FRSE –Professor Emeritus of Scots Law in the … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — July 5 2017

Lockerbie bomber’s family launch posthumous appeal against mass murder conviction — Ex-CIA contractor says Pakistan’s leaders helped him escape murder charges — Saudi Arabia has ‘clear link’ to UK extremism, report says — North Korea missile test a ‘new threat to … Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY — May 21 2012: NYT Admits Lockerbie Case Flaws

“After writing about the “ravers” who regularly turn up at lectures to claim that President Bush/the CIA/the Pentagon/Mossad etc perpetrated the crimes against humanity of 11 September, I received a letter this week from Marion Irvine, who feared that members … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Pan Am 103 : The Truth at last?

“After writing about the “ravers” who regularly turn up at lectures to claim that President Bush/the CIA/the Pentagon/Mossad etc perpetrated the crimes against humanity of 11 September, I received a letter this week from Marion Irvine, who feared that members … Continue reading

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