A commentary on the case of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, convicted of the murder of 270 people in the Pan Am 103 disaster.
Friday, 22 June 2012
Megrahi: a spectacular miscarriage of justice?
[This is the title
of a keynote session on the opening day of the Edinburgh International Book
Festival. The entry in the
festival programme reads as follows:]
11 August 11:30am -
12:30pm RBS Main
explosive publication of John Ashton's book, Megrahi: You are my
has raised new doubts about Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's conviction for the Pan Am
bombing above Lockerbie in 1988. In this keynote discussion Ashton is joined by
Jim Swire, whose daughter Flora was killed in
the tragedy, and by Hans Köchler, the UN's official
observer at the Lockerbie trial. Chaired by Ruth Wishart.