[TheGuardian] Edward Snowden wins Swedish human rights award for NSA revelations

Whistleblower receives several standing ovations in Swedish parliament as he wins Right Livelihood award. […]

Snowden, who is in exile in Russia, addressed the parliament by video from Moscow. In a symbolic gesture, his family and supporters said no one picked up the award on his behalf in the hope that one day he might be free to travel to Sweden to receive it in person. […]

Snowden is wanted by the US on charges under the Espionage Act. His chances of a deal with the US justice department that would allow him to return home are slim and he may end up spending the rest of his days in Russia. […]

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/01/nsa-whistlebloewer-edward...