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Lockerbie: new appeal into Megrahi's conviction

A fresh appeal could begin into whether the Lockerbie bomber was wrongly convicted. Dr Jim Swire, whose daughter died on the plane, believes Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was innocent and is asking for permission to continue the legal appeal on his behalf.

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Full Report: new Lockerbie bomber conviction appeal

A new application has been made to review the conviction of the Lockerbie bomber.

Dr Jim Swire, whose daughter was killed in the 1988 disaster, has put in a formal request to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was found guilty of murder in 2001. He has since died after being released from prison on compassionate grounds.

Fiona McIlwraith reports:

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