Alisher Umarov's lawyers act to close blogs, ISP threatened , voices of dissent in the UK are being silenced by forces outside the UK
Thursday, October 27, 2005 Lord Patel posted
Sanjar Umarov - Craig Murray's recent meeting with him
Opposition Leader Tortured with Drugs (he was jailed for 10 years in March 2006 - BBC Online)
This was a verbatim re-posting of Craig's blog post, detailig his meeting and discussing the treatment Sanjar Umarov received in Tashkent , which is now the source of dispute by the lawyers representing , Russian Oligarch, criminal, drug baron, mobster, rapist money laundererand wannabe owner of a struggling London Football team called Arsenal Alisher Usmanov.
This has led to the ISP Fasthosts pulling Craig's blog and also other people's including Boris Johnson, Bloggerheads etc.,
To read the original post go here.
More information at London Friends of Craig Murray (LFCM) For all posts here on Usmanov go here
See also post by Lord Patel Thursday, October 27, 2005
Sanjar Umarov - arrested, tortured - Karimov suppresses Voices of Dissent
Leader of Sunshine Coalition Sanjar Umarov arrested in TashkentArena (FreeUz.Org), Interviewed by Alexei Volosevich, 23.10.2005 Turkish Weekly
Indymedia has more in formation on Craig's blog history and also provides this information about the hosting ISP Fasthosts;
If you want to pressure Fasthosts to restore Craigs website then you could contact them directly: Fasthosts Discovery House 154 Southgate Street Gloucester GL1 2EX United Kingdom http://www.fasthosts.co.uk/ Sales helpline +44 (0)870 888 3600 Facsimile 0870 888 3760 (+44 1452 304242) Email sales email@example.com
UPDATE 9.00 pm BST Channel More 4 News had a news item and interview with Sami of Pickled Politics and showed posts from Lenin's Tomb etc., re the above. It wil be intersting to see if the printed press do anything tommorrow.
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