Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour wins Oscar

A documentary on whistleblower Edward Snowden won the Oscar for the best documentary feature, in a shot in the arm for people worldwide protesting against alleged U.S. intrusions into the privacy of people in the country and abroad.

The 87th Academy Awards were held Sunday in Los Angeles and presents film awards in 24 categories.

Snowden, a former contractor of the U.S. National Security Agency, shook up the security establishment starting in June 2013, when he disclosed through newspapers that the agency was collecting in bulk phone data of Verizon’s U.S. customers, the first of many revelations by him.

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