Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff calls US spying violation of human rights and international law

September 24, 2013

rousseff-un“What we have before us, Mr. President, is a serious case of violation of human rights and civil liberties, a case of invasion and capture of confidential secret information pertaining to business activities, and above all, a case of disrespect to the national sovereignty of my country.” Dilma Rousseff did not hold back in her speech to the United Nations General Assembly about the discovery of the global spying by US security agencies. See the whole speech, with simultaneous translation, at Democracy Now: