Edward Snowden's Norwegian Nobel nomination called into question

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Edward Snowden’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian MPs has been called meaningless.

Some commentators point out that many people can nominate winners ahead of the weekend deadline.

Baard Vegard Solhjell and Snorre Valen, from the Socialist Left (SV) party, said the NSA whistleblower had damaged several countries’ security interests in the short-term but that the debate and subsequent policy changes had helped peace and stability.