At 4.15pm this afternoon, Christmas Day 2013, Edward Snowden will give Channel 4’s “Alternative Christmas Message”.
Channel 4 has been airing an “alternative” to the traditional Queen’s speech since 1993 and previous presenters include former President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan, war veteran Major Andrew Stockton, Adam Hills, Katie Piper, Quentin Crisp, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Doreen and Neville Lawrence, The Simpsons, and 9/11 survivor Genelle Guzman.
Snowden’s revelations earlier this year have rocked the world.
- Snowden to deliver ‘Alternative Christmas Message’ (itv.com)
- Snowden to deliver Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message – Channel 4 News (channel4.com)
- Edward Snowden calls for a restoration of privacy in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message (thenextweb.com)
- Edward Snowden will deliver Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message (independent.co.uk)
- Edward Snowden to talk George Orwell, privacy and surveillance in 2013 Alternative Christmas Message (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)