Tag Archives: Lockerbie

One Year Ago — Bad Science & Bad Scientists : IRA suspect Issues Apology for the Birmingham Pub Bombings

“Exactly the same forensic scientists who produced the wrongful conviction of Guiseppe Conlon, the Maguire family and of Danny McNamee, and had been stood down for the role they played. Yet here they were. Without them, there wouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — 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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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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Lockerbie — The Fairy Tale of the Togo Timers

“Your White House, specifically your national security adviser, constructed an operation whereby the free press in this country was going to be used to convey a false story to the world, namely that Qaddafi was planning new terrorist operations, and … Continue reading

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Lockerbie Case Review — Key Witness Tony Gauci Was Unreliable

“I personally hope that Tony [Gauci] 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 … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago — Dr David Fieldhouse and Lockerbie

“The presence of the team on Flight 103 is a clue that should not be ignored. It’s like the loose thread of a sweater. Pull on it, and the whole thing may unravel. The Mossad knew about it and didn’t … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Megrahi Conviction to be Reviewed by the SCCRC

“The (SCCRC) commission has decided that it is in the interests of justice to accept the current application for a full review of his conviction.” SCCRC chief executive Gerard Sinclair — May 3 2018 “I regard the Lockerbie verdict against Megrahi … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Lockerbie : An open letter from Dr Jim Swire

“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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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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One Year Ago — The Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post (April 7 2017) “The result is post-truth discourse. In our new … Continue reading

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