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

  • No Inquest for Dawn Sturgess
    by craig on October 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    The killing of poor Dawn Sturgess was much the most serious of the events in Salisbury and Amesbury that attracted international attention. Yet nobody has been charged, no arrest warrant issued and no inquest held. The inquest for Dawn Sturgess has today been yet again postponed, for the fourth time, and for the first time The post No Inquest for Dawn Sturgess appeared first on Craig Murray.

  • Bad Faith Negotiation
    by craig on October 15, 2019 at 9:16 am

    I seldom comment on Brexit, largely because I neither see leaving the EU as a panacea nor the EU itself as a Utopia, and am alienated by the over-extravagant passions and claims on both sides. In addition to that, the FCO is largely excluded from Brexit negotiations, being perceived by the Tories as a nest The post Bad Faith Negotiation appeared first on Craig Murray.

  • Weep for Catalonia, Weep for Liberalism in Europe
    by craig on October 14, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The vicious jail sentences handed down today by the fascists (I used the word with care and correctly) of the Spanish Supreme Court to the Catalan political prisoners represent a stark symbol of the nadir of liberalism within the EU. That an attempt to organise a democratic vote for the Catalan people in pursuit of The post Weep for Catalonia, Weep for Liberalism in Europe appeared first on Craig Murray.

  • The Foreign Office Must Be Challenged Over Sacoolas’ Immunity
    by craig on October 12, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    The government has stepped up its lies about immunity in the Sacoolas case to a breathtaking degree. I genuinely am astounded by the sheer audacity of the lies now being told, including a staggeringly mendacious FCO-briefed BBC article yesterday stating that “23,000 individuals in the UK have diplomatic immunity” and that it extends to “drivers The post The Foreign Office Must Be Challenged Over Sacoolas’ Immunity appeared first on Craig Murray.

  • Jonathan Sacoolas Is Not, and Has Never Been, a Diplomat
    by craig on October 8, 2019 at 9:01 am

    UPDATE: Since I published this article the mainstream media, including at least Sky News and the Guardian, have started to report that Sacoolas does not have diplomatic immunity. This is a massive reversal in the MSM line, though to date none have published that he works for NSA or explained the NSA/GCHQ relationship. The MSM The post Jonathan Sacoolas Is Not, and Has Never Been, a Diplomat appeared first on Craig Murray.