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We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to endorse calls for a United Nations Inquiry into the murder of UN Commissioner for Namibia, Bernt Carlsson, in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. More details

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Sweden's UN Commissioner for Namibia, Bernt Carlsson, was the most prominent of the 270 Lockerbie bombing victims murdered on 21 December 1988.

In investigating Carlsson's murder, Scottish police detective John Crawford stated in his book (The Lockerbie Incident: A Detective's Tale): "We even went as far as consulting a very helpful lady librarian in Newcastle who contacted us with information she had on Bernt Carlsson. She provided much of the background on the political moves made by Carlsson on behalf of the United Nations. He had survived a previous attack on an aircraft he had been travelling on in Africa. It is unlikely that he was a target as the political scene in Southern Africa was moving inexorably towards its present state....I discounted the theory as being almost totally beyond the realms of feasibility."

A United Nations Inquiry can be expected to find a different - and much better - explanation for Bernt Carlsson's murder.

Current signatories

Patrick Haseldine, the Petition Creator, joined by:

  • Robert Black
  • Philip Haseldine
  • Michael Glendinning
  • Robert Forrester
  • GORDON BROWN
  • Ingrid Patricia Brown
  • Brenda Williams
  • Hayden Williams
  • Eliane Haseldine
  • Hugh Miles
  • Derek Wisdom
  • Andrew Murray
  • Scott Smith
  • Bridget Dunne
  • Michael Follon
  • Michael McGowan
  • Caroline Starkey
  • Charles Byard Norrie

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