European Union tells member states to protect Edward Snowden from U.S. extradition
The 285-281 vote in the European Parliament suggested that states "drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently prevent extradition or rendition by third parties, in recognition of his status as whistleblower and international human rights defender."
Wolfgang Kaleck, Snowden's lawyer in Berlin, told the Daily Dot in an email. "It is an overdue step and we urge the member States to act now to implement the resolution."
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