Will Murray Be Sacked?

by Laurence on 10/11/2004

According to Channelnewsasia.com, he’s asking for it…

LONDON : The British ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, could be facing the sack for his outspoken criticism of the regime in Tashkent which he accuses of widespread torture of opponents, a British newspaper said.

Murray, 43, has been in Britain and on holiday in Europe since late July and was expected to return this week to Tashkent, where he has been Britain’s ambassador since August 2002.

But the Guardian newspaper reported that the Foreign Office is considering withdrawing his security clearance, which would effectively remove him from his post.

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