March 4 2015: Edward Snowden said he is prepared to return to America and face justice.
Snowden’s Russian lawyer revealed that the fugitive is working with American and German lawyers to get back home. Washington officials welcomed the news and said Snowden would be informed of his criminal charges filed against him.
A documentary about Edward Snowden won an award at the Oscars 2015. Called “Citizenfour” it got best documentary directed by Laura Poitras.
It tells the story of Snowden’s 2013 National Security Agency leaks. Poitras traveled to Hong Kong to meet with Snowden. “Citizenfour” analyzed the impact of the surveillance documents he leaked, as well as his role as a public figure.
National Security Agency
The former CIA technical worker who is wanted by the US intelligence service fled to Hong Kong in May 2013 after leaking extensive internet and phone surveillance data by America’s National Security Agency and the UK spy centre the GCHQ.
He has asylum in Russia
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