The First Minister
First minister Alex Salmond has just issued this statement. It appears that he is still desperately clinging to the fiction that Abdelbaset’s conviction is safe. Maybe someone should tell him that appeals are not adjudicated according to the number of grounds the SCCRC accepted and rejected. [RB: Maybe someone should also draw his attention to Report fails to address crucial evidence.]
The Crown Office has today issued the following statement in response to the Sunday Herald’s publication of the SCCRC report. It features in a . In my view the statement is inaccurate and misleading. My comments are in normal typeface.