The British authorities are threatening legal action against Craig Murray due to his new book, Murder in Samarkland, which details the US/British policy of sending prisoners to Uzbekistan to be tortured.
They blocked him from putting some of his documenting evidence into the book so he put them online. Now they want those gone too based on a bizarre legal strategy, not saying the document are classified, but that they belong to the crown and thus are copyrighted. Sounds bogus, doesn’t it?
I guess they don’t know the Internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.
From the comments to our post on the release of the book.
Please note that the British government is taking legal action against Murray for having published these documents. See my blog [Leninology] for the letter and e-mail exchange with the government’s solicitor. International blogs should face no legal difficulties in *mirroring* the documents from Murray’s site and putting them up for general view, of course.
BlairWatch is mirroring the files, and has continuing updates, as of course does Craig Murray. They are still on British servers, but may not be much longer.
Polizeros now has a mirror of the documents (12.8 mb download).
The more sites that mirror the files, the better. Bloggers, start your downloads.
[tags]Craig Murray, Murder in Samarkland[/tags]
The Murray files…
The former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig
Murray, has finally managed to publish his book Murder in Samarkand in which
he describes the appalling human rights abus……
If some of you are worried about hosting the files on your own servers, I suggest doing it with a file hoster such as
http://www.rapidshare.de/ hosts over 23 million files, is located in Germany and one of the largest anonymous file hosting outfits.
Once you get a url come back here and post it.
I have the full Murray zip here – choose the free option to download – no problem.
Other uploading sites include
Etc. Many more here.
This is much better than bittorrent for simple access as I could not find anyone online with the files available.
More mirrors of all the documents in Zip Format(12.8 mb download).
Craig Murray: ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œMurder in SamarkandÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â, Freedom of Information Act documents censored!…
Craig Murray is the outspoken former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, turned civil rights campaigner [Wikipedia biography]. His recently published book, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œMurder in SamarkandÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â,describes the appalling human rights abuses perpetrated by the US-backed regi…
Murder in Samarkand…
Murray is the former British Ambassador to
Uzbekistan. He wrote this telling book critical of US and British human
rights abuses in the Middle East after he was fired from his job. The
book itself is still widely ava…