Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Winners of Prestigious Journalism Award Afraid to Travel to U.S. to Accept It

Winners of Prestigious Journalism Award Afraid to Travel to U.S. to Accept It



Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald have both won the prestigious George Polk Award for their investigative work in revealing the NSA's mass surveillance, both at home and abroad. However, both Poitras and Greenwald, U.S. citizens who respectively live in Germany and Brazil, are afraid to accept their awards in person, fearing prosecution from the U.S. government for exposing documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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