Pollard is paying the price for illegally transferring U.S. sensitive information to Israel, which it seems somehow was to Russia resulting in U.S. operatives in Russia losing their lives. Pollard is no Snowden and no Vanunu.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. spied on Israel? Free Pollard, demand Israeli parliamentarians