Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology

Iceland parliament declines Snowden’s citizenship bid

  • Print The Alex Jones Channel Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars.com Twitter Alex Jones' Facebook Infowars store

Robert Robertsson, and Alistair Scrutton and Mia Shanley
July 6, 2013

A bid by Edward Snowden for Icelandic citizenship failed when the country’s parliament voted not to debate it before the summer recess, lawmakers said on Friday.

The vote leaves Snowden – believed to be staying in a transit area at a Moscow airport – with one option fewer as he seeks a country to shelter him from U.S. espionage charges.

Six members of parliament tabled a proposal late on Thursday to grant Snowden citizenship after they received a request from him via WikiLeaks, opposition parliamentarian Birgitta Jonsdottir said.

But a majority of parliamentarians voted late on Thursday against allowing the proposal to be put on the agenda, a day before parliament went into summer recess. It does not reconvene until September.

Full article here

This article was posted: Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 3:22 am

Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article

Comments are closed.

The Truth About Islam See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Russian Jet Shoot Down: What They're Not Telling You See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

© 2015 PrisonPlanet.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.