NSA

Activists wearing masks of German Chance...Activists wearing masks of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and vice chancellor and Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel take part in a demonstration in favor of an appearance by fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden as a witness in German NSA hearings held in the German Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, outside the Reichstag building in Berlin on May 8, 2014. Lawmakers from the opposition Greens and far-left Linke parties had demanded that the parliamentary panel probing mass surveillance by the NSA seek testimony from Snowden, the former contractor with the US National Security Agency (NSA) now living in Moscow.       AFP PHOTO / ADAM BERRYADAM BERRY/AFP/Getty Images

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Activists wearing effigies of German chancellor Angela Merkel and vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel take part in a demonstration outside the Reichstag building in Berlin to press for an appearance by fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden before a parliamentary inquiry into surveillance by the US National Security Agency

European Parliament Session in Strasbourg...epa04121356 Members of the European Parliament for Alliance 90/The Greens wear paper masks depicting US whistleblower and former NSA employee Edward Snowden as they vote during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 12 March 2014. The politicians voted against the NSA surveillance programme of the USA, surveillance bodies in various Member States and impact on EU

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Members of the European Parliament hold paper masks depicting US whistleblower and former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden during a vote in Strasbourg on the US’s surveillance programme and its impact on the rights of EU citizens