US government to disclose search warrants & supporting affidavit that authorized FBI raids of antiwar activists

UPDATE, 27 February 2014: The documents have been released. They can be read here or here.

According to a judicial order filed on 19 Feburary 2014 in US District Court for the District of Minnesota, the US government has agreed to unseal the search warrants and supporting affidavit that enabled the FBI to raid numerous antiwar activists’ homes on 24 September 2010. The government had earlier filed a motion on 13 February stating that it was willing to unseal the documents in a redacted format for privacy reasons.

According to the ruling: “The Government is ordered to publicly file the redacted documents […] within seven (7) days of this Order.”

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