This is the tweet he posted:
#PardonSnowden https://t.co/BMYp9MW1Oj — 🚶🏽jack (@jack) 16 September 2016
— 🚶🏽jack (@jack) 16 September 2016
A very high number of celebrities and politicians have joined the campaign. The names include Senator Bernie Sanders, Susan Sarandon, Daniel Radcliffe, Danny Glover, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Terry Gilliam, Noam Chomsky, ACLU executive director Anthony Romero, Senator Ron Wyden as well as former NSA director Michael Hayden.
He exposed the massive surveillance details of the NSA to the world with an interview with The Guardian newspaper. It was Snowden’s revelations that blew the lid off the US government’s spying activities on US citizens.
Those supporting Snowden say that his actions deserve thanks and not punishment. The campaign comes at the time when a movie starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt titled “Snowden” is set for release.
Snowden faces espionage charges at home.