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Snowden's Lawyer Detained at Heathrow Airport


A lawyer who represents National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and has spoken on his behalf numerous times was detained while going through customs at Heathrow airport in London.

Jesselyn Radack told Firedoglake she was directed to a specific Heathrow Border Force agent. He “didn’t seem interested” in her passport. She was then subjected to “very hostile questioning.”

As Radack recalled, she was asked why she was here. “To see friends,” she answered. “Who will you be seeing?” She answered, “A group called Sam Adams Associates.”

The agent wanted to know who was in the group. “Ray McGovern, Annie Machon, Thomas Drake, Craig Murray,” she answered. She said she is part of the group as well.

“Where will you meet?” Radack answered, “At the Ecuadorian Embassy.” Then, the agent asked, “With Julian Assange?” Radack said yes.

The interrogation continued, “Why have you gone to Russia twice in three months?” Radack said she had a client in the country. “Who?” She answered, “Edward Snowden.”

“Who is Edward Snowden?” asked the agent. Radack said he is a whistleblower and an asylee. Then, the agent asked, “Who is Bradley Manning?” To this, she answered, “A whistleblower.”

For whatever reason, the agent asked, “Where is he?” “In jail,” Radack told the agent. (Now, she is known as Chelsea Manning.)

The agent said, “So he’s a criminal?” Radack corrected the agent, “He’s a political prisoner.” The agent asked if she represented Manning and she said no. Then he followed up, “But you represent Snowden?” She replied, “Yes, I’m a human rights lawyer.”

Former NSA employee and whistleblower Thomas Drake was with her and witnessed the interrogation. The agent barked the questions at Radack and had a “threatening demeanor.

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nazi style interogation, pure

nazi style interogation, pure and fucking simple, this person thinking this position allowing them to do this.......you dont KNOW how much i wished the "interogator" was known to the public, and those who may have ordered him, this is beyond a slippery slope, this is half way down the damn slide........ohhhhhhhhhhh, this pisses me off, pisses me off that they might not even get a reprimand, like a damn firing and BARRING from ANY public service, MINIMUM

What is the british public gonna do about it......fuck all, is what they'll do.......majority of them wont even freaking know about it.........and thats exactly what these cunts are relying upon

Excellent interview with Jesselyn on RonPaulChannel.com

January 30th


"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Snowden has a LOT MORE---or they wouldn't bother his attorney

We know it, and they know it.

Her quote

“The government, whether in the US, UK, or elsewhere does not have the authority to monitor, harass or intimidate lawyers for representing unpopular clients.”

Actually, no government anywhere ever in the history of the Earth has had any authority to do anything.. what they have, and have always had, is threats of force.

Government is an illusion:

The US constitution itself, by any reason of law, has absolutely no authority over anyone:


that larkin video was

that larkin video was BRILLIANT!+1

She sounds like a terrible lawyer

If she answered all of those questions.

"Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito."

I was thinking the same


Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Par for the course

Unfortunately, that is about par for the course at Heathrow. I had a flight canceled last spring and ended up flying into London, having to spend the night before a flight to the US the next day. If you think the TSA is rude, unprofessional, and invasive, their British counterparts are at least as bad. I had a very hard time convincing the customs agent that I was only spending the night because my original itinerary was canceled. This couldn't possibly have been the first time that had happened and there were at least a hundred others in the same situation as me that day. I can't imagine how much worse it would be if I was providing legal representation for "enemies of the state". Best of luck to Jesselyn!

Jesselyn Radack

is a hero. She's been representing some of the previous whistle blowers. She deserves the utmost respect.

I'm surprised she answered any questions.

Or are rights in England even more non existent than here?

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They have been there since

They have been there since WW2 and possible even from earlier times.

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