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Edward Snowden nominated for EU rights prize

Edward Snowden US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been nominated for European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize, according to SMH News online. Snowden, who is in Russia on political asylum, “deserves to be honoured for shedding light on the systematic infringements of civil liberties by US and European secret services,” leaders of the parliament’s Greens group Daniel […] Continue reading →

India declined Snowden asylum request

Edward_Snowden India refused to grant political asylum to American whistleblower Edward Snowden. India is one out of 19 countries where political asylum for Snowden is filed by Sarah Harrison, legal advisor of Wikileaks. “Our embassy in Moscow did receive a communication dated 30 June from Mr Edward Snowden. That communication did contain a request for asylum, […] Continue reading →

Snowden requested for political asylum in Russia, and later withdrew the request to continue leaks

US NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden request for political asylum in Moscow, Russia but withdrew the asylum request later after being urged to stop anti American activity by the Russian President, according to a Russian President spokesperson. According to spokesperson Peskov, “Russia does not relinquish political asylum seekers to countries with the death penalty.” “Snowden did […] Continue reading →