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Gaddafi Stiches Up Lying Tony Blair By Revealing Truth About Abdelbaset Al Megrahi’s Release And British Greed

WHY was Abdelbaset Al Megrahi freed from a Scottish jail? Because the Scottish Ministers wanted the man with terminal ill cancer – given three months to live in August 2009 to be free. Because the UK Government in Westminster under Tony Blair and then Gordon Brown applied no pressure.  Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, was jailed in 2001 for his role in the murders of 270 people. He lives in Tripoli.

So what did we make of Colonel Gaddafi’s warning to Westminster of a “holy war” if Megrahi died in Scotland? There would be “dire consequences“. Would he reveal the truth? Who ordered the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103A over Lockerbie in 1988? Did Gaddafi take the rap for others – like the Syrians?

Diana Johnstone writes:

Gaddafi had finally given in to Western pressure to accept responsibility – but not guilt – for Lockerbie merely in order to get the unpopular sanctions lifted. The fact that he agreed to turn over two Libyan citizens to a Western court to be tried for the crime and to pay over two billion dollars of compensation to the victims was explicitly not an admission of guilt, but rather a response to blackmail by Great Powers in order to normalize relations and improve daily life.

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond recently told us:

The decision was taken on the basis of Scots law and was not influenced by economic, political or diplomatic factors.”

He said that with a straight face. It was Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s decision to free Megrahi. His alone?

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Posted: 4th, September 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment