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    More government censorship

    by Sunny
    8th July, 2006 at 7:11 pm    

    Craig Murray has published documents supporting his book, a damning indictment of how Labour tried to shut him up about about human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, on his website.

    The Foreign Office initially tried to censor the book. Failing that they now want him to withdraw the documents, obtained through FOIAs. Naturally, bloggers are having none of it. We’ve mirrored the documents too. [via Garry Smith and Lenin]

    Meanwhile: “We’ve got Aryan Nations graffiti in Baghdad. That’s a problem.”

    Update: Justin, Unity, Robert, Dawg and LFCM friends have also mirrored.

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    1. Ministry of Truth

      [...] Add Pickled Politics to list of mirrors. [...]

    2. Chicken Yoghurt » Craig Murray update

      [...] If you haven’t seen the documents, they’re available here, here, here, here, here, here, and as a bittorrent here. [...]

    3. Robert Sharp

      Craig Murray…

      I link to the documents because I believe that they have no commercial value in themselves, and they do not contain anything that is a threat to national security. Bringing this government into further disrepute in this matter does not harm national s…

    1. Johnny — on 9th July, 2006 at 11:34 am  

      Human rights for terrorists. Yeah, baby!

    2. Roger — on 9th July, 2006 at 7:20 pm  

      Human rights for terrorists.
      That’s the difference between civilised and uncivilised countries. As it happens, the worst terrorists in Uzbekistan are the government and I support human rights for them too: a fait trial when they are charged with treason, murder, torture and tyranny.

    3. sonia — on 10th July, 2006 at 11:15 am  

      Good post Roger

    4. Leon — on 12th July, 2006 at 1:32 pm  

      An update from Craig: “We need another Dickens”

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