Whistleblower [Leaker] Snowden Says US Authorities Decline Open Trial

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Whistleblower Snowden Says US Authorities Decline Open Trial

Snowden said he had not received guarantees of an open trial from US authorities

Snowden said he had not received guarantees of an open trial from US authorities
© REUTERS/ Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/Courtesy of the Guardian

06:26 12/10/2014

WASHINGTON, October 12 (RIA Novosti) – US National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden said he had not received guarantees of an open trial from the US government.

“I’ve told the government again and again … that if they are prepared to offer an open trial, a fair trial … and I’m allowed to make my case to the jury, I would love to do so. But they declined,” Snowden said during a virtual interview with The New Yorker on Saturday.

The whistleblower went on to criticize the position, according to which only those who have something to hide resist the full access…

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