Fugitive Edward Snowden Asks Ecuador For Asylum

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Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence contractor who leaked classified documents revealing US internet and phone surveillance, has asked Ecuador for asylum.
Fugitive Edward Snowden Asks Ecuador For Asylum
 
 
Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence contractor who leaked classified documents revealing US internet and phone surveillance, has asked Ecuador for asylum.
 
The request was confirmed by Ecuador's foreign minister on Twitter. Mr Snowden had fled the US for Hong Kong but flew out on Sunday morning and is currently in Moscow. A US extradition request to Hong Kong failed but Washington insists he should now be denied international travel.
 
 
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