WikiLeaks: Snowden Seeks Asylum From 21 Nations


wikileaks-founder-and-editor-in-chief-julian-assangeYes, things must be getting dull in Moscow’s airport. Fugitive leaker Edward Snowden is seeking asylum from 21 nations after being rejected by Ecuador, according to a statement by WikiLeaks.

On his list: China, France, Ireland, and Venezuela, and Russia and Norway confirm that they have received applications from Snowden.

The president of Ecuador, Snowden’s original choice for asylum, said on Tuesday that helping the leaker was a “mistake” and Snowden is Russia’s problem.

Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and they are reportedly slated to discuss Snowden while at a conference in Brunei. If you’re in the military overseas, don’t plan on reading The Guardian: its website has reportedly been banned on computers used by troops abroadRead it at BBC News.

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