Francis “Frank” Duggan, president of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, died on Wednesday after a long illness. His obituary provides a description of his long association with VPAF 103 and his years of service to their cause: After the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, President George H.W. Bush appointed him…Details
Syracuse University hosts Remembrance Week for Pan Am 103 victims Syracuse University hosted a Candle Light Vigil Mass Sunday to honor the victims of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing, nearly 29 years ago. The mass marks the beginning of Remembrance Week on campus. An inside look at the Remembrance Program Campus community gathers for…Details
This year’s Remembrance Scholars are releasing a series of videos honoring the Syracuse students last on Pan Am 103 and paying homage to Remembrance Scholars in past years.
Maddie Buckley, the 2017 Remembrance Scholar representing Karen, recorded the following video:
The videos are posted on the group’s Facebook page.
Sunday, October 22 Candlelight Vigil | 7-8:30pm | Hendricks Chapel proceeding to the Place of Remembrance Monday, October 23 Media and Terrorism Panel | 7-8:30pm | Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3 Tuesday, October 24 Acts of Kindness Day | all day | Campus-wide Wednesday, October 25 Act Forward: Challenging Narratives of Terrorism Panel | 7-9pm…Details
Hamish Macdonell, the Scottish Political Editor for The Times, describes the reaction to the latest attempt by Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi’s family to appeal his 2001 conviction for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103: The move has angered the families of the Americans who died in the atrocity. In a statement to The Times…Details
In an article in The Herald, David Leask writes the Abdullah al-Senussi, one of the alleged masterminds of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, is no longer being held in a Libyan prison: Abdullah al-Senussi, Libya’s one-time intelligence chief, former dictator Mummer Gaddafi’s “executioner” and the ultimate boss of the man known as the…Details
In an Editorial appearing in the July 5 edition of The Times, Magnus Linklater addresses the most recent effort by Abdelbaset al Megrahi’s family to appeal his conviction: The family of Abdelbaset al_Megrahi are convinced that if they manage to get this third appeal into court, they will finally succeed in proving his innocence. They…Details