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Libyan Bomber - UK Government aided bomber release.
The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7 - Feb - 2011

Posted on 02/07/2011 9:41:38 AM PST by Alba_man

More revelations about the British Government's insidious involvement in the release of the convicted Libyan mass murderer. Britain's no.1 civil servant, Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell has found that Labour did ''all it could'' to facilitate Libya in its appeal to the Scottish government to release Megrahi on compassionate grounds. In a statement to MPs, Mr Cameron said: ''Insufficient consideration was given to the most basic question of all - was it really right for the British government to facilitate an appeal by the Libyans to the Scottish government in the case of an individual who was convicted of murdering 270 people, including 43 British citizens and 190 Americans and 19 other nationalities?

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: bomber; lockerbie; release
No excuse for the Scottish Governments release of the killer but at the time , the then Labour Government stated the matter was entirely for the Scottish Government implying neutrality when in fact they were actively working to release him stating their official policy was NOT to have Maghrahi to die in a British jail.
1 posted on 02/07/2011 9:41:44 AM PST by Alba_man
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To: Alba_man

Yup. The brits were desperate to get BP more involved in exploration/exploitation of the Libyan oilfields.


2 posted on 02/07/2011 10:03:32 AM PST by cweese (Hook 'em Horns!!!)
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