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The Telegraph: Edward Snowden Says He Risks The Death Penalty As Escape Routes Narrow

The Telegraph: Edward Snowden Says He Risks The Death Penalty As Escape Routes Narrow

Edward Snowden has said he risks the death penalty if he is returned to the United States, as he sends frantic appeals to countries around the world in his quest for refuge.

By Tom Parfitt, Moscow7:07PM BST 02 Jul

The fugitive whistleblower told Poland in an asylum request that if forced back to the United States he doubted he would receive a fair trial and could face execution for leaking classified details on surveillance programmes.

"it is unlikely that I would receive a fair trial of proper treatment prior to trial, and face the possibility of life in prison or even death," he said.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/1015...




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if this is beginning to feel like a reality tv show then.....

...........

maybe it is.

I'm sure Putin is sympathetic

I'm sure Putin is sympathetic to Snowden because of this incident in May;
Cloak, dagger and a blond wig? FSB says CIA agent nabbed in Moscow (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
http://rt.com/news/fsb-detain-cia-agent-253/

He's too good to die for the

He's too good to die for the likes of the shitheads in this country

So....Russia is protecting

US "interests"? To what end?

Release the Insurance File

Release the Insurance File Kraken.