Exclusive interview: Gary McKinnon's mum on why she believes her son should be tried in the UK

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Exclusive interview: Gary McKinnon's mum on why she believes her son should be tried in the UK

Janis Sharp, mother of self-confessed hacker Gary McKinnon, speaks frankly, movingly and exclusively to Computer Weekly’s Ian Grant about the struggle to stop his extradition to the US for committing what the Americans claim was the 'greatest military hack of all time'.

She explains why she believes her son should be tried in the UK, what effect the events of the past seven years have had on the family, and how his case is attracting growing political support.

See also:

High Court could delay McKinnon's extradition appeal, 15 January 2009

Gary McKinnon's mother's appeal to the DPP, 12 January 2009

Computer Weekly essential guide: Gary McKinnon


This was first published in January 2009

 

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