Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi
Criminal/civil charges: After being convicted of charges in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, in which 270 people died, al-Megrahi was freed in 2009. His release sparked an international furor.
Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi past relationships:
Abdulati Alobidi - pressured UK & Scotland for release
Lockerbie bombing - convicted of terrorist act
Kenny MacAskill - authorized release from Scottish prison
Muammar Abu Minyar Al-Qadhafi (deceased) - embraced on return to Libya
UK-Libya Prisoner Transfer Treaty - enabled release in 2009
Muckety news stories featuring Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi
The terrorist released in 2009 because he was reportedly on his deathbed is now reportedly on his deathbed.
August 29, 2011
As if BP didn't have enough problems in the U.S., four senators are now calling for an investigation of the company's involvement in the 2009 release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi.
July 15, 2010
A year ago today, convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi was released by Scottish authorities, ostensibly because he was suffering from prostate cancer and had just a few months to live.
August 20, 2010