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Edward Snowden: Spy or Whistleblower?

7. October 2016

Edward Snowden: Spy or Whistleblower?

In the following video Sharmini Peries from The Real News Network interviews Naureen Shah from Amnesty International USA about the campaign to pardon Edward Snowden.

These questions and more are addressed in the following video:

  • Is there any chance that Obama will grant a pardon to Snowden before he leaves office?
  • Are there any alternatives for Snowden to avoid trial under the Espionage Act?
  • Do the current whistleblowing laws in place provide adequate protection?

VIDEO: Edward Snowden: Spy or Whistleblower

To view the entire transcript of the interview, click here.

To view our previous work with Edward Snowden, click here.

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Edward Snowden, Noam Chomsky and Glenn Greenwald

acTVism Munich plans to continue translating the event organized by the University of Arizona, “A Conversation to Privacy” that hosted Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky. We Munich believe that privacy is a central ingredient to democracy and creating awareness on it on a global scale is of utmost important for the future of human freedom and liberty. We will also continue to translate an event organized by the New York Public Library (NYPL) that hosted Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky. This event took place on the 26th of April, 2016, and focused, amongst other issues, on the state of European democracy; the underlying problems confronting it and the solutions required for meaningful change.

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Federal Press Conference, Berlin

Secondly, acTVism Munich will gain full access to the German government’s national press conference in Berlin in the fall of 2017. This will provide us an opportunity to pose critical questions directly to the German government which will foster awareness on a host of issues seldom discussed in the mainstream media. The attempt is to translate and synchronize the question and answers in English as well. We lack technical and financial resources to translate the events and press conference mentioned. Furthermore, we will only be able to attend the press conference once in 3 months due to the high costs of travelling and lodging.

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NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden


Lastly, acTVism Munich received Edward Snowden’s confirmation about participating in a future event known as “Freedom & Democracy: Global Issues – Connecting the Dots”. This Event is planned for 15. January 2017 and plans to bring leading experts together to discuss the connections between various issues and reveal the system at work. We believe that we can only arrive at viable solutions by increasing public awareness of the principal and structural faults of our system. We lack the necessary financial and technical resources to execute the projects, trips and events mentioned above. Since we are a non-profit and independent media outlet that has a strict policy against accepting advertisements, government or corporate support – we depend only on you, the public. These projects depend only on you – please support us today by donating via PayPal or Bank transfer by clicking here!

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