Archive | December, 2014

5July nominee Snowden accepts Prize

5th of July Foundation nominated Edward Snowden to the Nobel Peace Prize, through its board member professor Love Ekenberg. Snowden did not get it.

Instead he was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, also called “the alternative Nobel Peace Prize”. Today on December 1, 2014, he accepted the Prize, at the ceremony that was held in the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm. Not in person of course. We take it as a proof that we were right!

Here is his reaction to the announcement that he would receive the Prize, in late September: