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 Articles on the Lockerbie trial

by David Morrison

(these articles were first published in Problems of Capitalism and Socialism and in the Labour and Trade Union Review.)


On 31st January 2001, Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi was convicted of placing a bomb on Pan Am flight PA103 from London Heathrow to JFK New York which in December 1998 blew up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie, killing 270 people. In these articles David Morrison argues that no normal court could have found him guilty on the basis of the evidence presented.


A Perverse Verdict Account of the trial.

The Lockerbie Judgement an analysis

Full text of the Judgement

Lockerbie trial "not fair", says UN observer Account of the report of the official United Nations observer, Hans Koechler.

Lockerbie appeal lost An appeal made in March 2002 failed apparently because it had been brought on the wrong grounds

Lockerbie: Libya accepts responsibility ? Despite universal reporting to the contrary Libya has not in fact admitted responsibility for the Lockerbie bombing.