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Response to Peace Patriot (Reply #68)

Wed Aug 22, 2012, 07:48 PM

86. I remember when he was fired for speaking out against torture. It was so rare

for anyone to do that especially during the Bush/Blair years. Instead of investigating the crimes he reported on, he himself was fired and smeared, like Assange, at the time. He was very emotional as he loved his job but could not remain silent about what he saw.

What kind of world is it when those who report the brutality of human rights abuses, are attacked, while the Perpetrators, in this case Karamov of Uzbekistan, are rewarded. We continue to back this monster supplying him with money which he uses to protect himself from his own people. He was accused of genocide a few years ago but nothing came of it, even though it was documented.

I always wondered what happened to Craig Murray and am so glad to see him still speaking out against the wrongs of his own government despite what it cost him last time.

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