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  • Venezuela's Maduro offers asylum to Snowden

    07/05/2013 6:18:38 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 52 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5 Jul 2013
    (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday he had decided to offer asylum to former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who has petitioned several countries to avoid capture by Washington. "In the name of America's dignity ... I have decided to offer humanitarian asylum to Edward Snowden," Maduro told a televised military parade marking Venezuela's independence day. The 30-year-old former National Security Agency contractor is believed to be holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport. WikiLeaks said on Friday that Snowden had applied to six more nations for asylum, bringing to about 20 the...