by Paul Lawrance, Activist Post
The European Parliament announced last week that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is one of seven nominees for the 2013 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Snowden was nominated on behalf of the Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL parties. 
“Edward Snowden has risked his freedom to help us protect ours and he deserves to be honored for shedding light on the systematic infringements of civil liberties by US and European secret services,” says the Greens/EFA in a statement.
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