Edward Snowden has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
The criteria for the Peace Prize as set forth by Alfred Nobel:
“The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: - - - one part to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.”Recent winners include:
2013 -- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
2012 -- The European Union (EU)
2011 -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman
2010 -- Liu Xiaobo
2009 -- Barack Obama
How does Edward Snowden stack up against previous recipients?