A group of civil rights organizations in Germany are awarding Edward Snowden with a prize for whistleblowing. They decry his treatment by the US and want Germany to offer him aslyum.
A new campaign aimed at helping intelligence agents with moral qualms to leave their secret services has been launched in Berlin. The ad campaign might sound ironic - but its intention is deeply serious.
The Bjornson Prize for freedom of speech has been awarded to Edward Snowden "for his work on the important issue of the right of privacy." The former NSA contractor did not attend in person due to extradition concerns.
In the first ever live interview by the chief of a UK spy agency, MI5 head Andrew Parker has appealed for more surveillance powers. He said Britain's security forces had thwarted six plots in the past year.
A German man has been accused of spying for Russian and American intelligence while working for the German BND agency. Prosecutors say he sold information on German agents and operations abroad.