Craig Murray

Craig Murray is an author, broadcaster and human rights activist. He was British Ambassador to Uzbekistan from August 2002 to October 2004 and Rector of the University of Dundee from 2007 to 2010.

Craig Murray Historian, Former Ambassador, Human Rights Activist

  • Jo Swinson Goes A Funny Tinge
    by craig on August 21, 2019 at 11:39 am

    My own position on Brexit is more nuanced than is currently fashionable (more below), but I am strongly against a no deal Brexit. Jo Swinson’s successful deflation of Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal for a caretaker administration purely to organise a general election, makes no deal much more probable. It says a great deal about Swinson that […] The post Jo Swinson Goes A Funny Tinge appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • Electoral Commission Obstructionism on Indyref2 is Just a Foretaste
    by craig on August 20, 2019 at 12:26 am

    The Electoral Commission has sought to apply the handbrake to the gathering momentum for a new Independence referendum, by a submission to the Scottish Parliament which is a model of bureaucratic obstructionism. This is simply a foretaste of the attitude of the “neutral” and “independent” organs of the United Kingdom state, such as the BBC […] The post Electoral Commission Obstructionism on Indyref2 is Just a Foretaste appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • FCO Speeds Up Planning to Move UK Embassy to Jerusalem
    by craig on August 18, 2019 at 10:08 am

    Following US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s talks with Boris Johnson and his ministers in London last week, FCO officials have been asked to speed up contingency planning for the UK to move its Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, with an eye to an “early announcement” post Brexit. The UK is currently […] The post FCO Speeds Up Planning to Move UK Embassy to Jerusalem appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • The Devolution Trap
    by craig on August 16, 2019 at 10:46 am

    For the many who expressed kind concern at the bureaucratic impasse involved in Cameron starting his new school, I should update you with the good news. Cameron was able to start on time in the local school, and I am very happy to say that both staff and pupils have been extremely friendly and helpful. […] The post The Devolution Trap appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • Assange Must Not Also Die in Jail
    by craig on August 13, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    The highly dubious death of Jeffrey Epstein in a US maximum security prison is another strong reason not to extradite Julian Assange into one – particularly as many of the same people who are relieved by Epstein’s death would like to see Assange dead too. But there is every reason to fear Assange is already […] The post Assange Must Not Also Die in Jail appeared first on Craig Murray. […]