‘Heroic effort at great personal cost’: Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize — RT News

‘Heroic effort at great personal cost’: Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize — RT News...
rt.com 16/07/2013 News

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A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize. He says the NSA whistleblower could help “save the prize from the disrepute incurred by the hasty and ill-conceived decision” to give the 2009 award to Barack Obama.

In his letter addressed to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Stefan Svallfors praised Snowden for his “heroic effort at great personal cost.” He stated that by revealing the existence and the scale of the US surveillance programs, Snowden showed “individuals can stand up for fundamental rights and freedoms.” A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize....

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