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Craig Murray’s Jailing Is the Latest Move in a Battle to Snuff Out Independent Journalism
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Craig Murray’s Jailing Is the Latest Move in a Battle to Snuff Out Independent Journalism
August 1, 2021

Craig Murray, a former ambassador to Uzbekistan, the father of a newborn child, a man in very poor health and one who has no prior convictions, will have to hand himself over to the Scottish police on Sunday morning. He becomes the first person ever to be imprisoned on the obscure and vaguely defined charge of “jigsaw identification”.

Murray Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison
May 11, 2021

Craig Murray, the former British diplomat, has been sentenced to 8 months in prison for contempt of court during the 2020 trial of former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond.

Murray Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison
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The Status Quo Enthusiasts of Foggy Bottom: Living in the Past
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The Status Quo Enthusiasts of Foggy Bottom: Living in the Past
March 21, 2021

The Biden administration has displayed initial deluded and antiquated thinking when it comes to foreign policy.

Moral Panic Over Refugees in the English Channel Is the Ugly Face of Brexit
August 13, 2020

There is no flag big enough to cover the shame of the hysteria that’s been whipped up by the army of bigots who’ve poisoned our politics in recent years, chief among them Nigel ‘pint and fag’ Farage.

Moral Panic Over Refugees in the English Channel Is the Ugly Face of Brexit
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Britain’s Disorder and Decline
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Britain’s Disorder and Decline
June 30, 2020

The United Kingdom is no longer united, as illustrated by the way its constituent countries chose to control the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scottish Independence Is Within Sight
February 12, 2020

If you believe in Scottish independence, you believe that the Scottish nation are a “people” within the meaning of the UN Charter, and thus have an inalienable right of self-determination. That means that Westminster has no right, by legislation or by any other means, to prevent the Scottish people from exercising their self-determination.

Scottish Independence Is Within Sight
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How Nationalism Is Transforming the Politics of the British Isles
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How Nationalism Is Transforming the Politics of the British Isles
December 31, 2019

National identities and the relationship between England, Scotland and Ireland are changing more radically than at any time over the last century.

The Mammoth Stress Test of British Democracy
September 27, 2019

John Wight reports on the hard-fought constitutional battle over whether the country is to be ruled by executive fiat or parliamentary democracy.

The Mammoth Stress Test of British Democracy
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