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Edward Snowden


Senators: CIA has secret programme that collects American data

February 11, 2022 1:48 pm

While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress.

Russia gives whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights

October 22, 2020 6:46 pm

Snowden, 37, fled the United States and was given asylum in Russia after leaking secret files in 2013 that revealed vast domestic and international surveillance operations carried out by the US National Security Agency where he was a contractor.

Explained: Who is Edward Snowden?

August 18, 2020 12:19 pm

US President Donald Trump is considering a pardon for Edward Snowden. Who is Snowden, and what did he do? What will be the consequences of the pardon? We explain

Trump says he will pardon a 'very important' person on Tuesday

August 18, 2020 10:20 am

Donald Trump said that it would not be leaker Edward Snowden or former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Justice Department files lawsuit against Edward Snowden over memoir

September 19, 2019 1:16 pm

Edward Snowden published his book, "Permanent Record,'' without submitting it for a pre-publication review, in violation of non-disclosure agreements he signed with both the NSA and the Central Intelligence Agency, the Justice Department alleges.

Edward Snowden calls on France's Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum

September 16, 2019 4:21 pm

Snowden unsuccessfully applied for asylum in France in 2013 under Macron's predecessor, Francois Hollande. He has also sought asylum in several other countries.

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany

September 15, 2019 12:52 pm

American whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again expressed interest in seeking political asylum in Germany. He has warned that if he turns up dead, it will not be the result of suicide.

US intelligence whistle blower Edward Snowden publishes memoir, to hit stands on Sept 17

August 02, 2019 12:12 pm

Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, announced Thursday that Snowden's 'Permanent Record' will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries, including the US, Germany and Britain.

Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now

May 10, 2019 7:07 pm

Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived.

Canada takes refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden

March 26, 2019 7:55 am

Snowden's lawyer decided to go public with the identities of the refugees after learning that movie director Oliver Stone had found out about them and would incorporate their role into his film on Snowden, which was released in 2016.