“Edward Snowden” resorted to Ecuador to escape prosecution by U.S. authorities




“Edward Snowden” resorted to Ecuador to escape prosecution by U.S. authorities


Reports confirmed on Sunday that “Edward Snowden,” the contractor formerly with the National Security Agency of America, who recently leaked documents proving the involvement of the agency of spying on Internet users in the United States in what became known as the “Prism” PRISM, has begun journey to find political asylum to escape prosecuting authorities of his country.

This comes after the United States confirmed that it made ​​the pretext of criminal charges against “Edward Snowden” , and accused him of two counts of theft of government property and making connections unauthorized about information relating to national security, and on the back of his leaking confidential documents to newspapers, The Guardian, The Washington Post, which is recognized by a voluntary recently .

According to the site “Wikileaks,” Snowden today left Hong Kong on his way to the Russian capital, Moscow, via a secure way in order to obtain the right of asylum, which was accompanied on the journey to a group of diplomats and advisers immigrants from the “Wikileaks”.

Other reports indicated earlier in the day that Snowden after his arrival in Moscow did not think بالمكوث in Moscow, but he wants to travel to countries that are not associated with the United States and friendly relations, such as Cuba or Venezuela.

According to the BBC, “BBC’s” Beyond that Snowden may head to Ecuador and not to Venezuela, but soon with confirmed and the French news agency that the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Snowden formally requested asylum in Ecuador.

It is noteworthy that the project and the National Security Agency of America, which leaked Snowden carries the name “Prism” PRIMS which – according to the documents – a program that is downloaded to systems companies, allowing intelligence services to obtain all the information owned by Internet companies (from the date of the talks, pictures, names and Sent files, voice calls and video, etc.), and even user access times and he left immediately.

It was the largest Internet companies in the United States such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Apple and others, has denied knowledge of the existence of the program or assist the U.S. government in the users to obtain information illegally.
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