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Civic Party demands the US respond to hacking claims

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 22 June, 2013, 7:01pm
UPDATED : Saturday, 22 June, 2013, 7:57pm

The Civic Party urged Washington on Saturday to clarify allegations that its intelligence agencies had been conducting electronic surveillance in Hong Kong.

In a letter, addressed to Consul-General Stephen Young of the US consulate in Hong Kong, Civic Party chairwoman Audrey Eu Yuet-mee and party leader Alan Leong Ka-kit expressed concern over reports the US had been collecting the phone and online data of Hong Kong citizens.

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, who is believed to be hiding out in the city, told the South China Morning Post earlier this month the US had been hacking China and Hong Kong since 2009.

He said its targets included the Chinese University of Hong Kong, public officials, businesses and students in the city.

The letter read: “The US government’s attempts to justify such indiscriminate surveillance on the grounds of national security only serves to set a dangerous precedent for authoritarian governments which may use the same excuse to justify violations of human rights and suppression of dissidents.”

The party also called on the US consulate to state their intended “purpose and justifications” and questioned whether there were any safeguards, counter-measures or oversight to ensure the actions did not breach human rights and freedoms.

“If the United States wishes to be respected as a champion of rights and freedoms, it is imperative that the serious allegations made by Mr Snowden are responded to promptly and clearly,” the letter added.

US authorities have officially filed espionage charges against Snowden and requested the Hong Kong government to detain him.

He has been charged with offences including theft of government property, unauthorised communication of information about national defense and willful communication of classified communications intelligence information to an unauthorised person.

Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung said the case would be dealt with according to Hong Kong law.


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Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
On January, 20, 2011 I talked to FBI agent Eric Perry. He said I talk too much and I made "high authorities, people on the very top extremely nervous". He didn't explain if it was FBI Director Robert Mueller, the White House Chief of Staff or somebody else.
On August 30, 2012 I had a meeting with another Secret Service agents , who asked me again if I can and if I want to kill President Obama.
Looks like President Barack Obama is really CIA/FBI/U.S. Secret Service next target.I ask you, Mr. Clapper, to investigate this case.

Mikhail Kryzhanovsky
a former KGB spy and CIA "Filament"
Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
On June 8, 2010, I got the letter from the US Office of Special Counsel Patrick Fitzerald: "Mr. Kryzhanovsky, You allege that CIA Director violated the Hatch Act through his role in the "Millennium Hilton" operation. We reviewed this matter, and as explained below, we are closing our file without further action. The Hatch Act prohibits government employees from engaging in political activity while on duty. Your allegation that Mr. Panetta is involved in a CIA-FBI conspiracy, which you call the "Millennium Hilton" operation, even if true, is not activity that falls within the prohibitions of the Hatch Act. Therefore , we are closing the above referenced file. Erica S. Hamrick".
On October 12, 2010 I had a meeting with U.S. Secret Service agents who informed me that I'm still on CIA program as "Filament" and I could work for Secret Service too. We talked about the vulnerability of Obama's security - the agents got pretty nervous and blamed Rahm Emanuel for that.
Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
Later Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand refused to look into CIA/FBI anti-American conspiracy and both informed me that "national security is not their business".
On July 2, 2008, Barack Obama, who was running for the U.S. President, made a statement: “We can’t rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We got to have a civilian national security force that just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded”. Since then he is the target of the "Millenium Hilton" program.
Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
The purpose of this program is to secure CIA, FBI and U.S. Secret Service self-preservation. That's why they control the White House and the U.S. Congress and kill politicians if needed. My alias was "Filament", the job was to penetrate the White House and the U.S. Congress and also work a a sniper and "stay close to President Bill Clinton" which means his assassination. That's why I wrote "The Professional" system (top political management ) for Bill Clinton.I have a special CIA status - I could make my own decisions what to do and how to do the job. I refused to kill and that's why I'm under severe CIA pressure - the Agency wants me back no matter what.
In 2001 I've asked Senator Hillary Clinton to help me fight CIA which kept pressing me - I couldn't get my family here. I've asked Lus Mendes, Hillary
Clinton's Immigration Dept Chief to tell her boss that I've saved Bill Clinton's life by refusing to work for CIA. After that Hillary Clinton helped me.
Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
James Clapper
Director of National Intelligence
Washington, DC 20511
June 12, 2013
Dear Mr. Clapper,

On June 29, 2012 I've contacted Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, Washington, DC 20511, 703-482-130 on CIA "Millenium Hilton" top secret program. William Shea from the Office answered: " I still see no proof of any connection to the CIA, and you have not explained how the CIA is effecting your life at this time. What is happening to you that you want to have stopped?" On June 30, 2012 same William Shea sent me e-mail:"CIA told me that "Filament" doesn't exist".
I want to inform you, Mr. Rogers that I do exist and I am the part of CIA/FBI/U.S. Secret Service program which I call "Millenium Hilton", (New York hotel where CIA agents recruit and work with the members of this program, and where I was recruited on September 1, 1995 as a joint CIA and FBI National Security Division "project").
Mikhail  Kryzhanovsky
I was involved in CIA program which was spying on the U.S. President, the White House staff and the U.S. Congress.
Mikhail Kryzhanovsky,
a former KGB and CIA "Filament,
the author of the White House Special Handbook
Keep pressure on the US please... The whole world will be in debt to you.


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