Grounding of Bolivian presidential jet shames EU
The grounding of a Bolivian presidential jet in an attempt to 'render' whistleblower Edward Snowden has shamed the European Union, say three European organisations.
"Berlin/Amsterdam/Düsseldorf, 5 July 2013 -- The refusal of entry into their airspace by European states for the Bolivian presidential jet on the basis of suspicions that Edward Snowden was on board was an astonishing manoeuvre that flies in the face of the EU’s commitment to democracy, human rights and international law.
"This statement is released by the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights, the Transnational Institute and the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights."
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