Glenn Greenwald uses armed security amid feud with Brazilian government

The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald acknowledged that he and his family don’t leave the house without armed protection amid his feud with the Brazilian government over his reporting.

Greenwald, 52, made the admission in an interview with the New Yorker after he was charged with cybercrimes on Tuesday. Authorities claim he worked with a “criminal organization” in order to hack into the phones of public officials and prosecutors. This comes as Greenwald has faced attacks from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his investigative reporting of the administration.

“Neither my husband nor I nor our children have left our house in the last year without armed
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