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  7/2/2013, Tammuz 24, 5773

Snowden: U.S. Illegally Persecuting Me

U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden on Monday sent a letter to the government of Ecuador, thanking it for helping him get to Russia and for looking into his request for asylum.

Snowden said in the letter that he has been illegally persecuted by the United States for exposing the National Security Agency's surveillance program.