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Zeist

(zīst), city (1994 pop. 59,258), Utrecht prov., central Netherlands, near Utrecht. It is largely residential; manufactures include pharmaceuticals and furniture. A settlement of the Moravian Brethren was established there in 1746.

Zeist

a city in the central Netherlands, near Utrecht. Pop.: 60 000 (2003 est.)
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Dr Jim Swire, spokesman for relatives of the British victims of the disaster, said he planned to be present at Camp Zeist for tomorrow's hearing.
Mr Ray Martin QC said Scottish law allowed trials to be screened using guidelines drawn up in 1992, and these applied to Camp Zeist.
It sets out which areas the inquiry should cover, such as the investigation of the destruction of the plane, the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the event, the trial of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah in Camp Zeist, as well as who should be called to give evidence.
Dr Swire, who attended Megrahi's trial at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, urged: "Let us stop mulling over the why and wherefore of Megrahi's release.
During the Lockerbie trial at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, they had shared a purpose-built home.
Abdel Basset Ali Al Megrahi, a Libyan intelligence agent, was convicted of the bombing on 21 January, 2001, at a landmark trial held under Scottish law in a former army base, Camp Zeist, in the Netherlands.
Al-Megrahi's trial and appeal were held at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands.
In 2001, judges at a special court at Camp Zeist in Holland found Megrahi guilty of murder.
When he was sentenced in Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, the judges said that Megrahi should serve only 20 years because of his age,51, and the fact that he would be in a foreign prison.
Megrahi, who has been held at Camp Zeist since his extradition from Libya in April 1999, is to be transferred to a prison in Scotland to serve his sentence of 20 years to life.
The Government will rule on an independent inquiry into the bombing when the pounds 90million trial at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands closes.
A report by the OAU's commission of jurists, who were dispatched to observe the original trial at a special Scottish court sitting at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, said the "case against (Megrahi) cannot by any stretch of the imagination be said to have been proved and the entire conviction is based upon flawed premises".

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