Philip Oltermann | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | December 8, 2013
British Conservatives oppose video appearance by NSA whistleblower, which Green MEP says could happen this year.
he European parliament is lining up Edward Snowden to give evidence by video link this month, in spite of resistance by British Conservatives, a Green MEP has announced.
Jan Philipp Albrecht, a German Green MEP, said parliamentarians wanted Snowden to appear before the assembly’s committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE).
Albrecht said it would represent a great success for the parliament’s investigation into mass surveillance of EU citizens.