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  • US whistleblower Snowden nominated for EU’s human rights award

     Video | Promoted content | Digital & Media 17-09-2013

    US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been nominated for the EU's top human rights award, worth €50.000.
    A former US Security Agency employee, Snowden was shortlisted on Tuesday by the Greens in the European Parliament.
    The nomination comes after he revealed earlier in June that the US government had been carrying out mass surveillance programmes on citizens and governments.

  • Edward Snowden nominated for EU human rights award

    News | Digital & Media 12-09-2013

    Edward Snowden was nominated by the Greens and GUE/NGL leftist groups in the European Parliament to receive the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, an idea that was first floated by a Swedish professor in August this year.

  • France says it was no victim of Prism

    News | Digital & Media 04-09-2013

    The French Ministry for Foreign Affairs has told EURACTIV that its diplomatic network system is protected and secure, and could not have been a target for the NSA. Human rights organisations have however filed complaints against Apple, Google and Facebook.