Edward Snowden set to deliver 'altern...

Edward Snowden set to deliver 'alternative' Christmas message on TV

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Emma Thomas

Matawan, NJ

#1 Dec 25, 2013
'A child born today will grow up with no conception of privacy at all': US whistleblower Edward Snowden set to deliver 'alternative' Christmas message

Edward Snowden follows Ali G and Sharon Osbourne
This is first TV film since Snowden arrived in Moscow
He became a wanted man seven months ago for leaking

By Emma Thomas

PUBLISHED: 12:49 EST, 24 December 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 EST, 24 December 2013

US whistleblower Edward Snowden, who was behind the leak of documents revealing mass surveillance programmes, is to give the Channel 4 Alternative Christmas Message tomorrow.

He follows figures such as Ali G, Sharon Osbourne and Baroness Lawrence in giving the festive address which is the station's answer to the Queen's message to the nation.

The channel said it will be his first recorded TV film since Snowden arrived in Moscow, where he has been given asylum..

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