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US sends Irish Government arrest warrant for Snowden

Posted By admin On July 5, 2013 @ 10:33 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet,Tile | Comments Disabled

Conor Lally
Irish Times [1]
July 5, 2013

The Irish Government has received a request from the US authorities to arrest fugitive US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

The provisional arrest warrant received by the Irish Government from the US authorities is now being handled by the extradition Unit in the Garda’s crime and security branch based in Garda headquarters, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

The warrant has been issued as a pre-emptive strike against any effort by Mr Snowden to evade the US authorities by flying from Moscow to Havana on a commercial flight that stops off at Shannon for refuelling.

The warrant would enable the Garda to arrest Mr Snowden under the Extradition Act 1965.

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[1] Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/us/us-sends-government-arrest-warrant-for-snowden-1.1453364

[2] ‘Groundless and unacceptable’: Russia lashes out at US over Snowden accusations: http://www.prisonplanet.com/groundless-and-unacceptable-russia-lashes-out-at-us-over-snowden-accusations.html

[3] Edward Snowden got stuck in Moscow ‘after Cuba blocked entry’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-got-stuck-in-moscow-after-cuba-blocked-entry.html

[4] NSA leaker Snowden’s plane to Cuba will pass through US airspace – source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nsa-leaker-snowdens-plane-to-cuba-will-pass-through-us-airspace-source.html

[5] World Government To Issue Arrest Warrant For Gaddafi: http://www.prisonplanet.com/world-government-to-issue-arrest-warrant-for-gaddafi.html

[6] Putin: Snowden still in Moscow airport, won’t be extradited, free to go anywhere: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-never-crossed-border-into-russia-says-foreign-minister.html

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