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The Colonel, Human Rights and Lockerbie

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2009 | 4:37 PM

LONDON -- The Scottish government may well have been legally obliged to release the terminally ill convicted Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, if his illness meant his continued detention would lead to inhuman or degrading treatment (though nothing required sending him home to a hero's welcome). But questions still abound about...

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