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Edward Snowden Nominated For European Human Rights Prize

Fugitive U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden is in the running for a European human rights prize whose past winners include Nelson Mandela and Myanmaropposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Snowden, who is in hiding in Russia, is one of seven nominations made by members of the European Parliament for the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, a move likely to upset Washington which wants to try him on espionage charges.

Source: Reuters. Read full article. (link)

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  • AdamJ||

    Who's he up against, Obama?

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