Who Will Be the Next American Whistleblower to Be Offered Asylum by a Latin American Country?

By: Saturday July 6, 2013 11:11 am

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega have offered National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden asylum. The immediate reaction will be that they are left-wing anti-American countries. This offer disrespects an extradition treaty that the United States has with Venezuela or Nicaragua. [*UPDATE - 11:30 AM EST: Bolivian President Evo Morales would grant Snowden [...]

US Ambassador to Austria Reportedly Responsible for False Claim Snowden Was on Bolivian Leader’s Plane

By: Friday July 5, 2013 10:27 am

The Austrian daily newspaper, Die Presse, has reported that the United States ambassador to Austria was responsible for making false claims that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane. In a story published on July 3, the newspaper reported shortly after Morales’ plane landed the “Vienna foreign department received [...]

Politicization of Asylum Seeking on Full Display in Case of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

By: Wednesday July 3, 2013 1:12 pm

“Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution,” under Article 14 under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, however, that does not apply to individuals who have committed “non-political crimes” or “acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.” National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden [...]

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