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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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Fred Burton & The Lockerbie Case

“There is no concrete indication that any piece of luggage was unloaded from Air Malta 180, sent through the luggage routing system at Frankfurt airport, and then loaded on board Pan Am 103.” FBI Briefing Paper “I would rather have … 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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On This Day — Lockerbie & PT/35(b) : “A RIDDLE, WRAPPED IN A MYSTERY, INSIDE AN ENIGMA.” (May 12 1989)

“PT/35(b) was extremely, extremely dodgy. It was very, very suspicious. The way it suddenly appeared, embedded in a shirt collar, with the information on the page overwritten and changed, all police procedures were thrown out of the window.” Rev. John … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY — First 1000 Posts

“The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible.” Bertrand Russell Time really flies when you’re having fun! On May 3 2018, Gerard Sinclair announced that the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) will … Continue reading

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Remembering American Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (June 4 1949 – January 27 2018)

“The people who succeeded and did well were those who didn’t stand up, who didn’t write the big stories, who looked the other way when history was happening in front of them, and went along either consciously or just by … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Lockerbie Trial Verdict [January 31 2001]

“The case was largely based on this inside guy [Libyan defector Abdul Majid Giaka]. It wasn’t until the trial that I learned this guy was a nut-job and that the CIA had absolutely no confidence in him and that they knew … Continue reading

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Should You Trust The New York Times and Its Official Sources?

“The evidence of a possible Libyan link, first reported publicly this week by the French newsmagazine L’Express, was confirmed and detailed by American officials involved in the investigation of the Pan Am bombing.” MICHAEL WINES — The New York Times … Continue reading

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Was The Lockerbie Key Evidence Antedated?

Q   — Well, I understood you to tell us that these were contemporaneous notes that you prepared as you were carrying out your examinations; is that right? A   — Yes.  But presumably our definitions of “contemporaneous” are different. Testimony of … Continue reading

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A Letter from Lockerbie Investigator George Thomson

“As an afterthought I think that had the original Scottish Police Investigators obeyed their political masters by introducing the fragment into the chain of evidence in or around December 1989 then they may have got away with the deception but … Continue reading

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