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Hong Kong: Families Who Sheltered Edward Snowden in 2013 Face Deportation

HeadlineMay 15, 2017
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In Hong Kong, three families who offered refuge to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden when he was in hiding in 2013 are facing possible deportation after their asylum claims were rejected. The families are from Philippines and Sri Lanka. Their lawyers say Hong Kong authorities intentionally targeted the three families for expedited immigration screening.

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