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TheGuardian – US Files Criminal Charges Against NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden – 22 June 2013

Woman walks past Edward Snowden banner in Hong KongCharges include theft of government property and unauthorised communication of national defence information

A woman walks past a banner supporting Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

The US has filed espionage charges against the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and reports say authorities have requested that Hong Kong detain him for extradition. Legislators in Hong Kong responded by calling for mainland China to intervene in the case. Continue reading