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Edward Snowden toy figure on sale

Published on Feb 19, 2014 6:49 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Move over, GI Joe, there's a new action figure in town: fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden.

ThatsMyFace.com, based in the Pacific north-west state of Oregon, is marketing a 30cm likeness of the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor for US$99 (S$124.90), it said on Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014, on its website.

It comes appropriately dressed in a blue shirt, casual trousers and black high-top basketball shoes, though grey-striped business suit, Indiana Jones and combat uniform options are available.

Proceeds will go to the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a San Francisco-based non-profit that added Snowden - currently living in asylum in Russia - to its board of directors in January, ThatsMyFace.com said.

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