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Guardian editor testifies before Parliament about Snowden leaks, tells of government intimidation tactics

The New York Times reports on Alan Rusbridger’s testimony before Parliament yesterday.  Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, discussed the government’s efforts at prior restraint as well as official intimidation.  During the proceedings, Rusbridger found his own patriotism called into question.

“At one point during the hearing, Mr. Rusbridger was asked, to his evident surprise, whether he loved his country. He answered yes, noting that he valued its democracy and free press.”

Read the complete New York Times article by Ravi Samaiya here.

Read The Guardian’s own coverage by Nick Hopkins and Matthew Taylor here.

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