Snowden sees 'no chance' for fair trial in US

2014-01-24 06:56
Edward Snowden. (File, AFP)

Edward Snowden. (File, AFP)

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Washington - Fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden said on Thursday he has no plans to return to the United States, because he would have "no chance" for a fair trial.

"The hundred-year old law under which I've been charged... forbids a public interest defense," he said in an Internet chat.

"This is especially frustrating, because it means there's no chance to have a fair trial, and no way I can come home and make my case to a jury."

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