Report: NSA whistleblower charged with espionage

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Credit: Guardian/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras

The US has asked Hong Kong to detain National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden on a provisional arrest warrant after charging him with espionage, The Washington Post has reported, citing American officials.


WikiLeaks 'helps Snowden asylum'

WikiLeaks has claimed that it helped with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden's "political asylum in a democratic country, travel papers and safe exit from Hong Kong".