Edward Snowden hid in the homes of Hong Kong asylum seekers for 2 weeks after his explosive NSA leaks
We’ve just learned how Edward Snowden manage to hide in Hong Kong for two weeks in 2013 after leaking explosive details about the United States’ covert spy program: The whistleblower took refuge in the homes of asylum seekers in the city.
Snowden’s Hong Kong lawyer, Robert Tibbo, arranged for him to stay with some of his clients and they have now broken their silence about their aid for the first time in a series of interviews.
Back in 2013, the world was rocked by the leak of highly classified US documents detailing the NSA’s (National Security Agency) secretive spy programs, which surveiled millions of people both in the US and around the world.
Behind the leak was former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who had made contact with journalists before fleeing from the US to Hong Kong to meet them in person and for the publication of the initial stories.. – READ MORE