Surveillance

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