Well this is something. After years of pressure from activists, the European Parliament just passed a resolution urging its member states to offer protection to Edward Snowden. That would mean dropping all charges against the whistleblower and shielding him from extradition to the United States.
For the past five months, Julian Assange has been holed up in a tiny room within the Embassy of Ecuador in London. It's the only place in the city he can avoid extradition to Sweden—but it's having some serious implications on his health.