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The Release of Ali al-Megrahi

A year after the release of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, found guilty of the Lockerbie bombing, James Silver looks into the theories surrounding his release.

It is a year since Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi was released from a Scottish jail on compassionate grounds. Since then voices here and abroad have questioned how ill he really was, if money and oil were the real reasons for his release and whether he was in fact guilty of causing the Lockerbie tragedy. James Silver looks into the claims and investigates why they have emerged.

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Thu 16 Sep 2010 20:00


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