"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Edward Snowden will not get a presidential pardon. The White House has responded to a petition set up in June 2013 using the 'We the people' site
The following extracts of NSA intercepts of French leadership and presidents have been leaked by whistleblowing organisation Wikileaks
The US Senate has passed the USA Freedom Act putting an end to the mass collection of Americans' telephone records by the National Security Agency.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has temporary lost its authority to collect bulk phone records. The surveillance programme made public by
The US Senate has failed to reach a deal over extending anti-terrorist laws that let its security services collect phone data. It means the law known
Taking a stand in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz are whistleblowers Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The life-size bronze statues were
A controversial bronze statute of intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was secretly erected over night in a New York city park. Artists put a statue of
'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's exchanges with journalists in a Hong Kong hotel room as he reveals the scale of the US government's spying programme at home and abroad.
Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum. The fugitive former US spy agency contractor told an audience in Geneva
The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the most important events dedicated to cinema and human rights worldwide
Citizenfour has been premiered at the New York Film Festival. It is a documentary about Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on US surveillance of
Anonymous hackers claim to have stolen nearly 7 million usernames and passwords from online file-sharing service Dropbox.
However Dropbox denies
Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programmes, has been awarded Sweden’s Right
A few days before New Zealand’s general elections, Kim Dotcom has turned a rally of the Internet Party into a star-studded panel against Internet
Thousands of people have filled the streets of Berlin to protest against spying and data collection.
Marching under the slogan “freedom instead of
US whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been granted a three-year residence permit from Russia.
He has already been living there for over a year and
US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s year-long asylum in Russia has come to an end and it’s not known whether his stay will be extended.
July 31, 2014 marks one year since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted political asylum in Russia.
The former National Security Agency
Former US National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has told a Council of Europe hearing that he had a personal duty to his country
In his first full interview with US television, fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has insisted that he used to be a fully-fledged American