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Pardon Snowden campaign launched

Edward Snowden campaigners have launched a push for a pardon by the US president.

Edward Snowden campaigners have launched a push for a pardon by the US president.

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Edward Snowden signs up to Twitter

Fugitive US intelligence worker Edward Snowden has signed up to Twitter from exile in Russia. His first tweet, “Can you hear me now?” was re-tweeted

Fugitive US intelligence worker Edward Snowden has signed up to Twitter from exile in Russia. His first tweet, “Can you hear me now?” was re-tweeted

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Snowden honoured by Norway for US surveillance leaks

Edward Snowden has been honored by the Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression for his revelations of the mass surveillance

Edward Snowden has been honored by the Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression for his revelations of the mass surveillance

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Edward Snowden will not be pardoned, White House insists

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

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

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Read Wikileaks' top French NSA Intercepts

The following extracts of NSA intercepts of French leadership and presidents have been leaked by whistleblowing organisation Wikileaks

The following extracts of NSA intercepts of French leadership and presidents have been leaked by whistleblowing organisation Wikileaks

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US spying powers suspended after Senate setback

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has temporary lost its authority to collect bulk phone records. The surveillance programme made public by

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has temporary lost its authority to collect bulk phone records. The surveillance programme made public by

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US Senate fails to act over controversial surveillance laws

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

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

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Snowden, Assange and Manning statues unveiled in Berlin

Taking a stand in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz are whistleblowers Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The life-size bronze statues were

Taking a stand in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz are whistleblowers Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The life-size bronze statues were

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Anonymous artists secretly erect Snowden statue in New York park

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

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

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Oscar-winning doc 'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's

'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.

'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.

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Edward Snowden makes Switzerland asylum appeal

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

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

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A quite unique Festival

The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the most important events dedicated to cinema and human rights worldwide

The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the most important events dedicated to cinema and human rights worldwide

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Snowden is Citizenfour subject

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

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

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Dropbox denies claims 7 million users' accounts hacked

Anonymous hackers claim to have stolen nearly 7 million usernames and passwords from online file-sharing service Dropbox. However Dropbox denies

Anonymous hackers claim to have stolen nearly 7 million usernames and passwords from online file-sharing service Dropbox. However Dropbox denies

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Snowden awarded 'Alternative Nobel Prize'

Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programmes, has been awarded Sweden’s Right

Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programmes, has been awarded Sweden’s Right

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Snowden, Assange, Dotcom rally against surveillance in New Zealand

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

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

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Anti-spying march attracts thousands in Berlin

Thousands of people have filled the streets of Berlin to protest against spying and data collection. Marching under the slogan “freedom instead of

Thousands of people have filled the streets of Berlin to protest against spying and data collection. Marching under the slogan “freedom instead of

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Snowden: three more years in Russia

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 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

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Whistleblower Snowden's asylum in Russia expires

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. The former

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. The former

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Snowden reveals asylum refusals

Former US National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has told a Council of Europe hearing that he had a personal duty to his country

Former US National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has told a Council of Europe hearing that he had a personal duty to his country

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Whistleblower Snowden tells US TV that he was 'trained as a spy'

In his first full interview with US television, fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has insisted that he used to be a fully-fledged American

In his first full interview with US television, fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has insisted that he used to be a fully-fledged American

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It's no secret: Snowden is now a comic book hero

From whistleblower to comic book hero. ‘Beyond: Edward Snowden’ charts the life of the former NSA contractor and his reasons for taking part in the

From whistleblower to comic book hero. ‘Beyond: Edward Snowden’ charts the life of the former NSA contractor and his reasons for taking part in the

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Putin questioned by surprise guest in TV marathon

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held his annual televised marathon question and answer session, during which America’s most famous exile William

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held his annual televised marathon question and answer session, during which America’s most famous exile William

Europe

Edward Snowden claims US spied on human rights groups

The US has been spying on human rights activists, according to NSA superleaker Edward Snowden. He made the claims whilst giving evidence to the

The US has been spying on human rights activists, according to NSA superleaker Edward Snowden. He made the claims whilst giving evidence to the