20 August 2013

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Britain Faces Furore Over Snowden-Linked Detention

British authorities faced increasing pressure Monday to explain why they used anti-terror laws to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. David Miranda -- the Brazilian partner of Glenn Greenwald, an American journalist with Britain's Guardian newspaper -- was held for almost nine hours on Sunday as he passed through London's Heathrow Airport on his way to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin. [...]



Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention (via AFP)
British authorities are facing increasing pressure to explain why they used anti-terror laws to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. David Miranda -- the Brazilian partner of Glenn Greenwald, an American…





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