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Avaaz: President Dilma: Grant asylum to Edward Snowden

This Avaaz petition addressed to the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her Justice Minister José Eduardo Cardozo has gained more than 1,100,000 signatures worldwide since its launch in mid-January 2014.

As citizens from around the world deeply concerned with the massive violation of our privacy, we call on you to grant asylum to whistleblower Edward Snowden. As the leader of a global movement for internet freedom and privacy, Brazil is the perfect home for a man who sacrificed his life to disclose invasive and illegal US spying.

The petition was handed in to Brazil’s Justice Ministry on 13 February 2014. Read more and sign: Send Snowden Home