Scotland agrees to appeal of Libyan ‘guilty’ of Lockerbie bombing

The conviction of the only man found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie aircraft bombing has been referred for an appeal to Scotland’s High Court of Justiciary. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission said on Wednesday the family of Libyan intelligence officer Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, who died in 2012, could instruct an appeal over his conviction … Read more Scotland agrees to appeal of Libyan ‘guilty’ of Lockerbie bombing

Scotland: Scottish Parliament Recalled to Discuss Release of Lockerbie Bomber – Mr Al-Megrahi

On Monday 24th August 2009, the Scottish devolved parliament recalled from its summer recess to discuss the release of Lockerbie Bomber Mr Abdelbasit Ali Mohmed Ali Megrahi on compassionate grounds following the statement last Thursday 20th August 2009 by the Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill ordering his repatriation to Libya. Several key issues were discussed including … Read more Scotland: Scottish Parliament Recalled to Discuss Release of Lockerbie Bomber – Mr Al-Megrahi

Scotland: Clare Short Addresses the Scottish Parliament

Edinburgh is alive with the festival spirit and with over ten different festivals taking place, there’s something for everyone from interpretive dance to big name comedians. As part of the festival of politics at the Scottish Parliament, Clare Short did a question and answer session with Alasdair Morgan MSP. Answering questions about the war in … Read more Scotland: Clare Short Addresses the Scottish Parliament