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    Some people believe Megrahi was made a scapegoat for the

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    Canada Goose online Abdel uk canada goose outlet Basset al Megrahi was found guilty of bombing Pan Am flight 103 while en route from London to New York on December 21, 1988. A total of 270 people were killed.Megrahi was sentenced to life imprisonment in Scotland in 2001, but canada goose uk outlet released two years ago on compassionate grounds and returned to Libya because Canada Goose Coats On Sale he Canada Goose sale was suffering from advanced terminal prostate cancer and buy canada goose jacket cheap thought to have months to live.His release and return to a hero welcome in Libya, coupled with canada goose coats his survival long beyond doctors predictions, infuriated many in the United States home to most of the victims. Senior British politicians called for him to be returned to jail.After some confusion over his whereabouts this week in the chaos accompanying the overthrow of long time Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, media reported at the weekend that Megrahi was living in a palatial house in upmarket Tripoli, although a reporter who saw him said he seemed death door.Gaddafi fall raised hopes among some for Megrahi extradition to Scotland or the United States.However, Libya National Transitional Council (NTC) said it had no intention of agreeing to any such request, and Scotland has no plans to make one.only people with any legal entitlement to call for his return to Scotland are the Scottish government, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmon said in an e mailed Canada Goose Jackets statement.have never had and canadian goose jacket do not have any intention of asking uk canada goose for the extradition of Mr al Megrahi, because he has conformed to his license conditions.Mahmoud Shammam, NTC spokesman, told Reuters that Megrahi was not the rebels main priority: understand that this issue is very important to some of our Western allies, but for now we are Canada Goose Parka very busy with securing the country, number 1.DUE PROCESS Britain Deputy canada goose Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he would like to see Megrahi back in cheap canada goose uk jail. Prime Minister David Cameron, who took office in May 2010, has called the release a mistake.However, Scotland is responsible for its own legal system.if we all followed due Canada Goose Outlet process of law as the Scottish government has done and Canada Goose online ceased the international politicking around this, then we could all be in a much better place, Salmond earlier told Sky News, in a barely veiled criticism of those canada goose factory sale who have attacked Megrahi release.views of American senators, of American canada goose uk black friday lawyers, of the UK Foreign Secretary and of the Deputy Prime Minister have no bearing cheap Canada Goose on this issue.Salmond leads the Scottish National Party, which has run the country since 2007. Cameron Conservatives, Clegg Liberal Democrats and the Labour party which governed Britain at the time of Megrahi release all sit in opposition to the SNP in the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh.Scottish leaders have always defended their decision to show compassion to a dying man, in line with established Scottish policy. They reject suggestions the release was timed to help Britain win diplomatic and commercial favors from Gaddafi.latest pictures broadcast of Mr al Megrahi clearly demonstrate that he is an extremely sick man, dying of terminal prostate cancer. Hopefully, this will end the ridiculous conspiracy theories that seek to claim anything else, Salmond said in his statement.DEATH DOORA CNN correspondent said on Sunday that he had found Megrahi in a house in an upmarket part of Tripoli, guarded by at least six security cameras and attended to by concerned relatives.appears to be a shell of the man that he was, far sicker than he appeared before. at death door, the reporter said.Sky News reported Megrahi family as saying his cancer drugs buy canada goose jacket had been stolen and he was slipping in and out of a coma.Lockerbie residents interviewed canada goose coats on sale by Reuters last week said they believed Megrahi should not have been released but were split on whether he should be extradited although Canada Goose Online none thought he should be sent to the United States.Some people believe Megrahi was made a scapegoat for the bombing. Others hoped that once Gaddafi at whose rallies Megrahi appeared fell from power, the canada goose store alleged former Libyan intelligence service officer would be able to provide more information on whoever ordered the bombing.if he were to be questioned, Megrahi will have canada goose black friday sale nothing to add to the fact that he claims innocence of involvement in the atrocity, said Jim Swire, whose daughter Flora died in the canada goose canada goose outlet store locations clearance bombing, and who has previously described Megrahi conviction as a parody of justice.we should canada goose clearance sale remember that he was a member of the Libyan intelligence service at the canada goose uk shop time of his handover for trial and therefore for all I know he may have some evidence against other people in the Libyan regime, he told Sky News Canada Goose online.

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