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Lockerbie Lies: Who Now Speaks For The Murdered 270?

7245511THE decision to release the Lockerbie Bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi will today be announced by the Scottish Government. The convicted mass murderer may even be in the bosom of his family in Tripoli by the time you read this.

The rehearsals are done, already darked vehicles and police outriders have travelled the the few miles of trunk road between HM Prison Greenock to Prestwick Airport. Cold-eyed men carrying powerful weapons have watched and analysed the likely dangers and plotted response scenarios.

The release will be touted as a “humane” decision because the former top-ranking Libyan spy has prostate cancer and in the opinion of some medical experts has little time to live. According to this morning’s Glasgow Herald, Libya has given an undertaking that there will be no “triumphalism“.

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Posted: 20th, August 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (19)