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Craig Murray

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Diplomat

The Resume

    (October 17, 1958- )
    Born in West Runton, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    President of Dundee University Students' Association (1982-1984)
    British ambassador to Uzbekistan (2002-October 14, 2004)
    Wrote and published ‘Murder in Samarkand’ (2006)
    Rector of University of Dundee (2007- )

Why he might be annoying:

    He got separated from his first wife, whom he had two children with.
    He opposes the War on Terror, claiming that it engineers the reduction of civil liberties.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He criticizes the appalling human rights record of Uzbekistan, including boiling people to death.
    He denounces dictatorships and hesitates establishing diplomatic relations with them.
    As a result of his hostile stance towards the Uzbek government, he got sacked.
    At the age of 43, he was the youngest British ambassador when appointed.
    His advocacy for human rights earned him the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence (January 2006)
    He also won the Premio Alta Qualità della Città di Bologna (November 2006).

Credit: Big Lenny


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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 70 Votes: 65.71% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying