Snowden Could Testify in Switzerland Without Being Extradicted to US, Reports Suggest

By: David Meyer | GigaOM

The Swiss attorney general has reportedly said that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should be guaranteed safety from extradition to the U.S., if he travels to Switzerland to testify about the intelligence agency’s surveillance programs.

Sunday reports in Le Matin Dimanche and Sonntags Zeitung both cited a document, written by the attorney general last November in order to establish the legal situation around a potential Snowden visit, as saying an extradition request would be rejected if the Swiss authorities saw it as political.

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