Sarah Harrison, Snowden’s Wikileaks sherpa, was Julian Assange’s girlfriend

July 8, 2013

Sarah Harrison in London last year. (Carl Court / AFP/Getty Images)

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Been wondering what the story is about the Wikileaks official helping Edward Snowden flee U.S. authorities? Turns out that Sarah Harrison, 31, a product of a posh British boarding school, is a “dogged researcher” and aspiring investigative journalist who rose quickly through the Wikileaks ranks (though described as a member of its “legal defense team,” she is not a lawyer, report our colleagues Anthony Faiola and Karla Adam) — and who “according to two people with direct knowledge of the situation,” is or was romantically involved with Julian Assange. But associates insist that’s not why she has the high-profile/nightmarish job she has now. Intriguing, no? Read more: Sarah Harrison, the woman from Wikileaks

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