Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

[Ed. – Inevitable.]

Two Norwegian politicians have nominated fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Socialists Baard Vegar Solhjell and Snorre Valen said they do not condone all of Snowden’s disclosures, and they acknowledge he may have damaged the national security of several countries.

But they said they are convinced that his whistleblowing sparked a public debate and changes in policy. They say those changes have contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order. …

The United States wants to put Snowden on trial for alleged espionage and stealing secret documents. …

The deadline for nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize is Saturday.

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