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Lockerbie Victims Speak Out

Scottish government yet to decide on Lockerbie bomber release

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* No decision made on Lockerbie bomber release says Scottish government
* 57-year-old Megrahi is suffering from terminal prostate cancer
* Megrahi, serving a life sentence for the bombing that killed 270 people in 1988

(CNN) -- The Scottish government have said no decision has been made on releasing the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
Reports suggested that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi could be released next week.



The government statement followed reports that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, serving a life sentence for the bombing that killed 270 people, could be released on compassionate grounds.

The 57-year-old is suffering from terminal prostate cancer. A court rejected his appeal for release last November, saying he could be treated at a prison hosp

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Added: Aug-13-2009 Occurred On: Aug-12-2009
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  • He has terminal prostate cancer. I hope it's a long and painfull death and he reflects on his deeds. No compasion from me.

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  • release him but to his victims let them sort it out

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  • This guy is treated well in Greenock jail by both the screws and cons , they all know he didn't do it . Also there was a break-in at Heathrow adjacent to where the planes luggage was waiting to load that was not released to the court during the trial . And the TA soldiers who were first on the scene were stood down from the search as some blacked out Jeeps had arrived within an hour of the crash carrying some American SS personel . There's no American base within an hours drive of Lockerbie . Th More..

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  • stupid civil society....always keeping vengeance at bay

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  • the Lockerbie attacker might not even be the one who actually committed the attack. it was an intelligence operation not verifiably committed by Libya's government

    "It is more than 18 years since the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 killed 270 people in Lockerbie. Yet serious questions remain over who was behind the worst mass murder in British history.

    The credibility of one of the most complex international terrorism investigations conducted by British police may hinge on the simple questio More..

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  • guess what is missing from CNN/Fox Lite's article in regards to this story?

    - most of the evidence used in the trial came from the CIA, CIA double agents in Libya, and a shopkeeper who thinks he recognized the guy

    - exactly why Scotland's government is having serious issues with this guy's conviction. pressure from our government overriding their concerns

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  • typical stupid jew always playing the victim, makes me sick.

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