'Stop Watching Us': Snowden Reaches Out to Endorse DC Rally

Amid yet another round of explosive revelations about the activities of the National Security Agency and ahead of a large rally organized by a large coalition of social justice and privacy advocates planned for Saturday, whistleblower Edward Snowden urged his fellow U.S. citizens to speak out against NSA surveillance by telling Congress and the Obama administration: ‘Stop Watching Us.’

In a rare public statement, released through the ACLU, Snowden said:

A large rally is planned for Washington, DC on Saturday with satellite events taking place in cities across the country.