National Security Administration leaker Edward Snowden plans to file for asylum in Russia before later traveling to Latin America, according to a human rights professional who met with him Friday.
The news comes by way of Human Rights Watch’s Senior Russia Researcher Tanya Lokshina. Lokshina was one of several human rights experts invited to meet with Snowden in Moscow. Her comments were transmitted by the New York Times Moscow correspondent Ellen Barry:
SEE ALSO: Edward Snowden: I Didn’t Give Secrets to China or Russia From @TanyaLokshina @hrw Today, he will submit an asylum claim to Russia,
plans to go to Latin America eventually.
— Ellen Barry (@EllenBarryNYT) July 12, 2013 Read more…
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