In Statement, Snowden Announces He Formally Accepts Venezuela’s Offer of Asylum

By: Friday July 12, 2013 11:20 am

NSA whistleblower met with human rights groups in a Moscow airport. During the meeting, he discussed his options for leaving Moscow to get to countries in Latin America that have offered him asylum. He also discussed how human rights organizations might be able to assist him. Snowden prepared a full statement for representatives of human [...]

Snowden Meets with Human Rights Groups, Says He Plans to Go to Latin America

By: Friday July 12, 2013 10:50 am

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been in a Moscow airport for weeks now, is seeking temporary asylum in Russia so he can guarantee his safety before traveling to a country in Latin America that has offered him asylum. What he plans to do next became known after a meeting with representatives of [...]

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 [...]

Chavez Re-Election Shows How Media Does Not Like It When Washington Consensus Loses

By: Monday October 8, 2012 1:21 pm

Hugo Chavez was elected to a fourth term on October 7. The victory immediately set off a flurry of United States media reports noting alleged inequities in Venezuelan elections that permit Chavez to continue to hold power. Through coded or overt language, the US media reported how the poor in Venezuela support Chavez but listed [...]

Julian Assange on Sweden, Persecution of WikiLeaks & Decay of Rule of Law

By: Friday August 31, 2012 3:27 pm

Ecuador granted diplomatic asylum to WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange around two weeks ago. He remains in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been living for over two months. He delivered a speech expressing gratitude to Ecuador, Latin America and his supporters days after the decision was announced by Ecuador. Assange also highlighted the [...]

Julian Assange vs. ‘The Free World’

By: Monday August 20, 2012 6:10 pm

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief who was granted asylum by Ecuador, delivered a speech from a balcony on the embassy building on August 19. It was a speech where he expressed immense gratitude to Ecuador, Latin American countries, the Ecuador embassy staff, supporters who had demonstrated outside the embassy, his supporters all over the world, WikiLeaks [...]

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