Murray describes his day in court, where his defense counsel said his case represents the biggest single interference with freedom of speech in the modern history of Scotland.
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Craig Murray: Appealing Imprisonment for Journalism
On Wednesday Murray goes back to court to fight the potentially far-reaching legal distinction made in his case between “new media” and “mainstream media” and journalism’s liability to prosecution and imprisonment.
Craig Murray Is a Free Man
The activist, blogger and former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, who was imprisoned for his journalism, walked free from Saughton Prison in Edinburgh, Scotland on Tuesday.
Murray’s Last Words Before Prison
The former British diplomat, who is going to prison for contempt of court, has published his last blog post until he is free in eight months.
LETTER FROM LONDON: The Twisted Case of Craig Murray
Alexander Mercouris says the U.K. Supreme Court should grant the whistleblower and blogger permission to appeal since there are serious questions about journalism to consider.
Murray Scottish Appeal Denied; Allowed to Try UK Court
The former British diplomat will be free for four weeks to apply for appeal to U.K. Supreme Court of his eight month sentence for contempt of court in the trial of former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond.
LETTER FROM LONDON: The Troubling Sentencing of Craig Murray
The defence counsel has reasonably criticized the decision to impose a prison sentence, writes Alexander Mercouris.
Murray Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison
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.
LETTER FROM LONDON: A Troubling Decision
Alexander Mercouris says the conviction of former British diplomat Craig Murray undermines the right of the media to report cases, which is vital to protect the right to a fair trial.
Murray Found Guilty of Contempt
The former British ambassador was found guilty of contempt of court by a Scottish tribunal on Thursday for articles he had published about the trial of former First Minister Alex Salmond.