Lon Snowden, the father of National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden, on Monday revealed that he and his legal team had attempted to worth with the U.S. Department of Justice to find a way for his son to come home, but talks had broken down.
In a letter to Russian officials last week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed that Edward Snowden would not be subjected to torture or the death penalty if he were to return to the United States. [Read the full article]
- Moscow Preparing a Reply to Washington’s Letter on Snowden (hngn.com)
- Holder Tells Russia That US Won’t Seek Death Penalty For Snowden (eurasiareview.com)
- US will not seek death penalty for Edward Snowden, Holder tells Russia (guardian.co.uk)
- Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? (sgtreport.com)
- U.S. vows to spare Snowden death penalty (thehindu.com)
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