Redaction or Cut and Paste Mistake Reveals Assange Indictment by Tucker Higgins

Extract from Tucker Higgins’ article “Justice Department Mistakenly Reveals Indictment Against Wikileaks’ Julian Assange”

The Justice Department has apparently prepared to indict Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, setting up a legal battle that could have broad ramifications for the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as the government’s prosecution of journalists and others who publicize national security secrets.

The revelation was an accident. Prosecutors pursuing an unrelated sex crimes case, against a man named Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, referenced Assange twice in a filing seeking to keep the complaint against Kokayi under seal.

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