US denies entry to German NSA critic

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Trojanow and co-author Juli Zeh had sent an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that demanded the German government to “tell the nation the full truth about the spying offensive.”

Author Ilija Trojanow was denied entry to the United States

German author Ilija Trojanow, an NSA critic, was denied entry to the United States for no apparent reason.

The NSA critic had been invited to a German language convention in the US city of Denver, but he was left stranded at Salvador da Bahia airport, in Brazil. Trojanow told the German newspaper the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Tuesday, “the woman told me curtly and without emotion that entry to the United States was being denied to me - without giving any reason.”


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