a memorial to the victims of the Lockerbie bombing by Susan Lowenstein
On 21 December 1988, I was about an hour outside of Heathrow on a flight from the
There was a 3 year joint investigation by the
Wikipedia has a comprehensive article which gives all of the details, including the
Yesterday www.stopthelie.com listed a story from
A FORMER Scottish police chief has given lawyers a signed statement claiming that key evidence in the Lockerbie bombing trial was fabricated.
The retired officer - of assistant chief constable rank or higher - has testified that the CIA planted the tiny fragment of circuit board crucial in convicting a Libyan for the 1989 mass murder of 270 people.
The article goes on to claim that the
The first suspects in the case were the Syrian-led Popular Front for the Liberation of
Following the trial, legal observers from around the world, including senior United Nations officials, expressed disquiet about the verdict and the conduct of the proceedings at Camp Zeist, Holland. Those doubts were first fuelled when internal documents emerged from the offices of the
A source close to Megrahi's defence said: "
"The case is starting to unravel largely because when they wrote the script, they never expected to have to act it out. Nobody expected agreement for a trial to be reached, but it was, and in preparing a manufactured case, mistakes were made."
I could not find anything more recent in The Scotsman specifically about the Lockerbie case. However, the case is mentioned in connection with questionable evidence-gathering practices by Scottish police, which were uncovered and then covered up at the time of the Lockerbie trial. And I have noted that in the article presented here, there is a reference to Iranian-backed terrorism. The Lockerbie case may be revisited after all.