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Will Abdelbaset al-Megrahi die before Saif al-Islam takes the stand?

WILL Abdelbaset al-Megrahi die before Saif al-Islam takes the stand?

Human Rights Watch says Colonel Gaddafi’s son is being held in solitary confinement in Zintan, in the Nafusa Mountains of western Libya. He has no access to lawyers. Saif al-Islam has had the ends of his right-hand forefinger and thumb amputated – they became infected after being damaged in a Nato air strike.

Saif al-Islam faces two trials on corruption and war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court.

Meanwhile, the Daily Record reports on the life of the biggest mass murderer in British history:

The Lockerbie bomber is no longer taking treatment for prostate cancer amid reports he has “given up” his fight against the disease. Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is said to be on high doses of morphine to dull the pain of his illness.

In August 2009, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was given three months to live. He was released from Greenock prison on compassionate grounds. Compassion for the man convicted of killing 270 people.

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Posted: 30th, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0