NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden headed to Hong Kong after releasing a series of sensitive documents to the Washington Post.
Hong Kong is part of China, a country that has blocked access to my blog at times. Not the most transparent place for internet communications.
Now he’s seeking asylum in Iceland, which means he’s hoping that
- the Chinese won’t deport him to the USA
- Iceland will grant him asylum
Kristín Árnadóttir, Icelandic ambassador to Beijing, told the South China Morning Post that Snowden needs to be in Iceland in order to apply for asylum.
- the Chinese will grant him safe passage to Iceland.
So far, he’s checked out of his hotel.
Memeorandum is abuzz,
Hong Kong hotel says Edward Snowden was there, but checked out Monday10 minutes ago
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