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Greenwald charges are ‘existential threat’ to journalism in Brazil, says Edward Snowden

Prosecutors’ decision to charge US journalist with cybercrimes decried as abuse of power

Press and internet freedom advocates – including Edward Snowden – have criticised a decision by Brazilian federal prosecutors to charge the journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes as a blatant abuse of power and an existential threat to investigative reporting in the country.

Prosecutors claimed on Tuesday that Greenwald, 52, “helped, encouraged and guided” a group of hackers who obtained phone messages between key figures in a sweeping Brazilian anti-corruption investigation.

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