Articles by Craig Murray

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How a Police State Starts
Craig Murray - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2020

On Saturday [3 Oct] a small, socially distanced vigil of 18 people for Julian Assange at Piccadilly Circus was broken up by twice that number of police and one elderly man arrested and taken into custody. The little group of activists have been holding the vigil every week. I had just arrived to thank them and was astonished to see eight police vans and this utterly unnecessary police action. There could not be a clearer example of “Covid legislation” being used to crack down on unrelated, entirely peaceful political dissent.

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In Court: The Annihilation of Julian Assange
Amb. Craig Murray – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Nov 2019

22 Oct 2019 – I was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. The campaign of demonisation and dehumanisation against Julian, based on government and media lie after government and media lie, has led to a situation where he can be slowly killed in public sight, and arraigned on a charge of publishing the truth about government wrongdoing, while receiving no assistance from “liberal” society. Unless Julian is released shortly he will be destroyed. If the state can do this, then who is next?

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Assange: The Missing Step
Amb. Craig Murray - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2019

20 May 2019 – In Sweden, prosecutors have applied to the Swedish courts to issue a warrant for Julian’s arrest. There is a tremendous back story to that simple statement. The European Arrest Warrant must be issued from one country to another by a judicial authority… There is an interesting parallel with the reaction to the work of Reformation scholars in translating the Bible into vernacular languages and giving the populace direct access to its contents, without the mediating filters of the priestly class. It is something worth bearing in mind in trying to understand the depth of the State’s hatred of Julian.

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“Now Put Blair and Straw on Trial for Torture” – Ex-British Diplomat
Craig Murray, Former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan – The Daily Mail, 22 Dec 2014

Diplomat Craig Murray Was Fired When He Warned Labour Government of UK Collusion with US Abuse – We don’t need an inquiry into British complicity in torture. We need a trial. And it should be Tony Blair and Jack Straw in the dock.

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Israeli Murders, NATO and Afghanistan
Craig Murray – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jun 2010

Therefore what is troubling the hearts and souls of non-Americans in NATO HQ is this fundamental question. Is NATO genuinely a mutual defence organisation, or is it just an instrument to carry out US foreign policy? With its unthinking defence of Israel and military occupation of Afghanistan, is US foreign policy really defending Europe, or is it making the World less safe by causing Islamic militancy?

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