TV News LIES

Friday, Sep 04th

Last update07:09:41 AM GMT

You are here News International Germany 'should offer Edward Snowden asylum after NSA revelations'

Germany 'should offer Edward Snowden asylum after NSA revelations'

E-mail Print PDF

Edward SnowdenAn increasing number of public figures are calling for Edward Snowden to be offered asylum in Germany, with more than 50 asking Berlin to step up it support of the US whistleblower in the new edition of Der Spiegel magazine

Heiner Geissler, the former general secretary of Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, says in the appeal: "Snowden has done the western world a great service. It is now up to us to help him."

The writer and public intellectual Hans Magnus Enzensberger argues in his contribution that "the American dream is turning into a nightmare" and suggests that Norway would be best placed to offer Snowden refuge, given its track record of offering political asylum to Leon Trotsky in 1935. He bemoans the fact that in Britain, "which has become a US colony", Snowden is regarded as a traitor.

Other public figures on the list include the actor Daniel Brühl, the novelist Daniel Kehlmann, the entrepreneur Dirk Rossmann, the feminist activist Alice Schwarzer and the German football league president, Reinhard Rauball.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


China's Victory Day parade stirs national pride, leadership vows of peace

China military paradeChina's grand parade on Thursday, held to mark Japan's defeat in World War II, stirred nationalist...

On barren hilltop, Israeli settler vigilantism blurs into Jewish theocracy

Israeli settler theocracyClinging to a barren hillside, the “Baladim” outpost was little more than a solitary trailer, a...

Chaos as refugees forced off train after leaving besieged Budapest station

Refugee crisisRefugees poured into the main train station in Budapest on Thursday after police stopped blocking its...

Gunman kills Red Cross workers in Yemen

Red Cross workers ambushed in YemenTwo Red Cross employees were shot dead in the northern Yemeni province of Amran by an...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!