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Sep 25, 2014

Scottish man on death row shot in Pakistan

A 70-year-old British national, sentenced to death in Pakistan for committing blasphemy, is being treated in hospital after he was shot and wounded in prison, officials said. Mohammad Asghar, a Scottish man of Pakistani origin, was convicted in Janua... #Pakistan #Islamabad #Mohammad Asghar

Sep 24, 2014

Snowden honored with 'alternative Nobel'

STOCKHOLM — Edward Snowden has been selected among the winners of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "alternative Nobel," for his disclosures of top secret surveillance programs. The award foundation on Wednesday said the former National S... #Stockholm #Asma Jahangir #Alan Rusbridger #Bill McKibben #National Security Agency

Sep 24, 2014

Snowden honored with 'alternative Nobel'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Edward Snowden was among the winners Wednesday of a Swedish human rights award, sometimes referred to as the "alternative Nobel," for his disclosures of top secret surveillance programs. The decision to honor the former National Secu... #Asma Jahangir #Alan Rusbridger #Bill McKibben #National Security Agency