Scottish lawmakers demand release of medical files that secured Lockerbie bomber's release

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Scottish lawmakers have demanded the country's government release full details of the medical advice that led to the release from jail of the Lockerbie bomber almost a year ago.

Opposition Labour Party legislators called for the prognosis made of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi's health before he was freed on compassionate grounds — and the names of the doctors who made the assessment — to be made public.

James Kelly, community safety spokesman for the Labour Party in Scotland, said the Scottish government's justice secretary Kenny MacAskill must disclose the medical advice which led to al-Megrahi being freed....

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