Snowden in HK: I’m here to reveal criminality
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has chosen to remain in Hong Kong as opposed to seek amnesty elsewhere he told the region's major English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post.
In an interview published Wednesday, Snowden said, "People who think I made a mistake in picking Hong Kong as a location misunderstand my intentions. I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality.”
“I have had many opportunities to flee HK, but I would rather stay and fight the United States government in the courts, because I have faith in Hong Kong’s rule of law... My "intention is to ask the courts and people of Hong Kong to decide my fate." he added.