Edward 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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Greenwald: ‘I wanted a debate about journalism’

In an exclusive interview with DW, Edward Snowden ally Glenn Greenwald says one central aim of breaking the NSA story was provoking a discussion about journalists’ tacit deference to government power. DW: You have been attacked in the media by…

“The Stuff I Saw Really Began to Disturb Me”: How the U.S. Drone War Pushed Snowden to Leak NSA Docs

In his new book, “No Place to Hide,” journalist Glenn Greenwald provides new details on Edward Snowden’s personal story and his motivation to expose the U.S. surveillance state. “The stuff I saw really began to disturb me. I could watch…

Snowden Questions Putin on Mass Surveillance

Edward Snowden was a surprise questioner today at a televised call-in show hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin spent much of the broadcast fielding questions on the crisis in Ukraine. But Snowden asked Putin if Russia is engaged in…

Edward Snowden, TED speaker

TEDx Conference, Vancouver: Here’s how we take back the Internet In 2013 Edward Snowden leaked thousands of classified American National Security Agency documents, sparking a global conversation about citizens’ rights to privacy on the Internet. Why you should listen Edward…

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