Snowden awarded freedom of expression prize
Posted on: 2015-06-03 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
Former security contractor Edward Snowden won a Norwegian prize for freedom of expression on 2nd June and received yet another invitation to leave his exile and receive the award in person. The Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression said the 31-year old fugitive had won the Bjornson Prize -- named after a Norwegian Nobel literature laureate -- "for his work protecting privacy and for shining a critical light on US surveillance of its citizens and others." Source: The New York Times
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