U.S. prosecutors oppose request for unsealing possible Assange charges

FILE PHOTO: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London, Britain, May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have told a United States District Court judge that they oppose a request by a journalists’ group for the unsealing of any pending U.S. criminal indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and declined to admit whether such charges exist. In a filing submitted on Monday to Judge Leonie Brinkema, prosecutors […]

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