Edward Snowden

11.05.2016

Noam Chomsky on US Military Presence in Europe & the Case of Edward Snowden

Noam Chomsky on US Military Presence in Europe & the Case of Edward Snowden

In this interview with MIT professor, anarchist, philosopher and renowned linguist, Noam Chomsky, we discuss US military presence in Europe and the case of Edward Snowden. Why are circa 44,660 US troops and 170 military installations stationed in Germany? What historical decisions are tied to US military presence in… »

12.03.2016

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

In this video acTVism Munich interviews former CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) analyst, Ray McGovern, who talks about his experience in the agency and the reasons that led him to become an activist and outspoken critic of the US government.  The interview surfaces a number of issues that include:… »

09.05.2015

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act

A federal appeals court has ruled the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is illegal. The program was exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden; the ACLU filed its lawsuit based largely on Snowden’s revelations. In a unanimous decision Thursday, a three judge panel… »

04.03.2015

Snowden Ready to Go to US If He Gets Fair Trial – Whistleblower’s Lawyer

Snowden Ready to Go to US If He Gets Fair Trial – Whistleblower’s Lawyer

Human Wrongs Watch 3 March 2015 (RT)* –  Edward Snowden would go to the US if he was sure that he would face a fair trial there, the former NSA contractor’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena says. “Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the… »

03.02.2015

‘When you collect everything, you understand nothing’ – Snowden

‘When you collect everything, you understand nothing’ – Snowden

Human Wrongs Watch 3 February 2015 (RT)* — National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden answered questions from Canadian students on Monday, telling them that mass surveillance can actually harm the ability to prevent terrorist attacks while also being detrimental to personal privacy. Speaking at Upper Canada College in… »

08.12.2014

Award Acceptance Speech by Edward Snowden

Award Acceptance Speech by Edward Snowden

December 1st 2014 Due to the problematic transmission, few words/ half sentences are inaudible.  Thank you so much. You know I am far below qualified for this kind of honours. It is an extraordinary privilege to be counted among so many around the world who have fought for human rights… »

30.11.2014

Right Livelihood Awards in Stockholm: Recipients send strong messages on surveillance, human rights & climate change

Right Livelihood Awards in Stockholm: Recipients send strong messages on surveillance, human rights & climate change

On Monday 1 December, the 2014 Right Livelihood Awards will be presented to Alan Rusbridger from the U.K., Asma Jahangir from Pakistan, Basil Fernando and the Asian Human Rights Commission (Hong Kong), and Bill McKibben and 350.org from the U.S. The Award Ceremony will take place in the Swedish Parliament, Second Chamber, from 4 pm. Edward… »

20.11.2014

Right Livelihood Award 2014, Ceremony and programme

Right Livelihood Award 2014, Ceremony and programme

At the end of next week, the Recipients of the 2014 Right Livelihood Award will come to Stockholm for the award programme and to accept their awards in the Swedish Parliament on December 1st. The 2014 Laureates coming to Stockholm are: Alan Rusbridger, Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, UK (Honorary Award) Asma Jahangir, human rights lawyer,… »

21.07.2014

From Ellsberg to Snowden — from risks to hacks

From Ellsberg to Snowden — from risks to hacks

Nathan Schneider July 19, 2014 for Waging Nonviolence. Sharing the stage today with a video feed of Edward Snowden, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg noted that the new generation of whistleblowers has improved his reputation. Government officials and others seeking to discredit… »

09.07.2014

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

In part two of our exclusive interview, Amy Goodman goes inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London to speak with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Assange has been living in the embassy for more than two years under political asylum. He faces investigations in both Sweden and the United States,… »

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