From USA Today:
The White House echoed a long-held position Monday: No amnesty for Edward Snowden.
« Mr. Snowden is accused of leaking classified information and faces felony charges here in the United States, » said Caitlin Hayden, spokesperson for the National Security Council. « He should be returned to the U.S. as soon as possible, where he will be accorded full due process and protections. »
Source. Reason 24/7
Concerning the issue of a new demand of Asylum from Snowden to Brazil, the French economic journal « Les Echos » is telling the whole story here. You can find the letter of Snowden in its entirety, sent to Brazilian authorities. The letter was posted on line in a facebook account from David Miranda who is said to be the partner in privacy of the journalist, Glenn Greenwald.
THE « POWER » OF GAYS AND THE LGBT
Glenn Greenwald himself is a closer ally of Edward Snowden. He was working for the Guardian when he published the leaks taken out of the NASA illegally by E. Snowden. Glenn Greenwald lives in Brazil where he is actively militating for Snowden’s hosting in the country.
Those are the first notes of Snowden’s letter :
Original Edward Snowden letter published on A Folha today.
An open letter to the people of Brazil, from Edward Snowden
Six months ago, I stepped out from the shadows of the United States Government’s National Security Agency to stand in front of a journalist’s camera. I shared with the world evidence proving some governments are building a world-wide surveillance system to secretly track how we live, who we talk to, and what we say. I went in front of that camera with open eyes, knowing that the decision would cost me family and my home, and would risk my life. I was motivated by a belief that the citizens of the world deserve to…