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

  • Craig is in Jacobabad
    by on February 8, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    Just a quick note to say that Craig has been in contact and he is fine but currently in Jacobabad, Pakistan with no reliable internet access. He knows some people have been wondering if all is okay, so this post is just to confirm all’s well and he’ll be back online when he can. Site […] The post Craig is in Jacobabad appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • From Karachi to Caracas
    by craig on February 3, 2019 at 5:46 am

    I am finding Karachi an interesting place from which to view the world. Four US Presidents have visited Pakistan – Eisenhower, Nixon, Clinton and Bush Jr. Each of them visited a military dictator, in the friendliest of terms. No American President has ever visited a civilian government of Pakistan. The Americans have always been far […] The post From Karachi to Caracas appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • Adab Festival Pakistan
    by craig on January 29, 2019 at 9:31 am

    Am giving a talk in Karachi on Sunday, and very much looking forward to it. Entry is free. This blog has a number of regular readers and two donating subscribers in Karachi, and it would be a great pleasure if they can introduce themselves. I am speaking primarily on Sikunder Burnes, (after whom Karachi’s famous […] The post Adab Festival Pakistan appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • The Vultures of Caracas
    by craig on January 26, 2019 at 1:54 pm

    We are frequently told that people in Venezuela have no food, clothing or toilet paper, and that popular discontent with the left wing government is driven by real hunger. There are elements of truth in this story, though the causes of economic dislocation are far more complex than the media would have us believe. But […] The post The Vultures of Caracas appeared first on Craig Murray. […]

  • Burns Night Disgrace
    by craig on January 25, 2019 at 10:54 am

    As Robert Burns lay dying, he was plagued by his debts and creditors and worried about the future of his family. He wrote an anguished letter to Montrose to his first cousin James Burnes, begging him to send £20 to pay off, among other things, the tailor for Robert’s customs officer uniform. James, not for […] The post Burns Night Disgrace appeared first on Craig Murray. […]