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Guardian: "extradition attempts could take years"

[With a headline like this, I worry about head fakes and distractions as the CIA ravages Hong Kong looking to find and assassinate Snowden.]
Edward Snowden extradition attempts 'could take years'
Hong Kong legal experts say US could face lengthy diplomatic and legal process to try NSA whistleblower in American court

Saturday 22 June 2013 05.22 EDT

Any attempt by the US to extradite the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden from Hong Kong for espionage could take years and be blocked by China, legal experts have said.
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The timeframe for such proceedings remains unclear, but Hectar Pun, a barrister with human rights expertise, said such an extradition could take three to five years
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/22/edward-snowden-e...