Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Edward Snowden: US government officials have threatened to put bullet in my head

Edward Snowden appeared Sunday night in his first extended television interview to tell an NDR journalist Hubert Seipel that US government officials "want to kill me". During the interview, conducted in Moscow, the former NSA contractor said: "These people, and they are government officials, have said they would love to put a bullet in my head or poison me when I come out of the supermarket, and then watch as I die in the shower." The interview is below.

 

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