Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, March 05, 2017

Three asylum seeker families who sheltered U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them. Relatives in Sri Lanka of one of the families had been "questioned, harassed and threatened" by Sri Lankan officials, said Robert Tibbo, who was also Snowden's Hong Kong lawyer. Tibbo called on Hong Kong authorities to protect the families, because he thinks they're at risk of being "unlawfully renditioned" out of Hong Kong. "We do not believe that the Hong Kong government has provided the protection that our clients are entitled to receive as asylum seekers in Hong Kong," Tibbo says.

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The families went public after their brush with history was immortalized in the Oliver Stone film "Snowden." "We are part of history because we did good things," Supun Kellapatha told CNN in October last year.

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#1 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-03-05 01:01 PM | Reply

#1, that article is like a character in a Philip K Dick novel rambling on incoherently about how the empire never ended. Can you either explain or provide other sources which make it easier to understand the possible connections to this story?

#2 | Posted by sentinel at 2017-03-05 11:37 PM | Reply

I have to agree - that is a really horrible "article". Can't even get basic facts straight. Conspiracy theories 'r' us. Note: I am not saying ALL the accusations are false.

#3 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2017-03-06 06:11 PM | Reply

Check the comments in #1. I could have sworn some of those people are Rigel, with all the talk about breaking India.

#4 | Posted by boaz at 2017-03-07 11:51 AM | Reply

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