Hearing in Parliament tomorrow with German MP Hans-Christian Ströbele

November 18, 2013

Tuesday November 19th; 2.30 – 3.30 pm; Room O; Portcullis House, Westminster.

A parliamentary hearing (open to press) will be held tomorrow with German Green MP Hans-Christian Ströbele to discuss the impact on Anglo-German relations of recent revelations about UK complicity in US surveillance and the ‘war on terror’.

MP Ströbele met recently with NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Moscow and has called for him to be granted asylum in Germany. The hearing will be chaired by MP Julian Huppert. MP Tom Watson and Clare Algar, Executive Director of the legal human rights charity Reprieve, will speak on the panel.

ENDS

1. For further information or to arrange an interview with MP Hans-Christian Ströbele, please contact Clemency Wells in Reprieve’s press office: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 / clemency.wells@reprieve.org.uk