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Posts Tagged ‘Bradley Manning

For Bradley Manning and his fellow Truth Tellers

March 10, 2012

Chris Floyd writes: If any one person can be said to have ended the direct involvement of the United States military in Iraq, it is not the man whose champions claim this deed as one of his glorious accomplishments: Barack Obama. No, if you had to choose one person whose actions were the most instrumental […]

The irony of Bradley Manning and his act of conscience

December 27, 2011

President Obama tried for months to extend U.S. military involvement in Iraq beyond the December 31, 2011 deadline. Negotiations between Obama and the Iraqi government broke down when Iraq refused to grant criminal and civil immunity to U.S. troops. It was after seeing evidence of war crimes such as those depicted in “Collateral Murder” and […]

Wikileaks – Bradley Manning calls for a new judge

December 16, 2011

A hearing for Bradley Manning, the Army private suspected of being behind the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history, began Friday morning but almost immediately went into recess after Manning’s attorney asked the investigating officer to recuse himself. Attorney David Coombs said Lt. Col. Paul Almanza, the presiding officer, should step down. Among Coombs four […]

Julian Assange and WikiLeaks comeback

December 6, 2011

In the past few days, the WikiLeaks saga has taken two sharp turns. On Thursday, 287 documents appeared on the WikiLeaks site about the global surveillance and arms industry. The dump provided many documents to mine, and it’s still unclear what they might all mean. The Washington Post and other outlets called it a comeback […]

WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning

October 25, 2011

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks said it was suspending publishing classified US diplomatic files to focus on fundraising “to ensure our future survival”. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that because of a financial “blockade” mounted by Visa, Mastercard and other companies, it was “now forced to temporarily suspend its publishing operations and aggressively fundraise”. He said […]

American Library Assn takes up resolution in support for WikiLeaks Bradley Manning

June 25, 2011

At its annual convention in New Orleans this weekend, the American Library Association is expected to vote on a resolution calling on the U.S. military to release Bradley Manning, the American soldier accused of leaking more than 250,000 classified diplomatic memos to Wikileaks. The ALA resolution reportedly compares Manning’s leak to the “courageous action” of […]

WikiLeaks Bradley Manning witness takes the Fifth

June 16, 2011

A friend and leading supporter of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning said Wednesday he refused to testify before a grand jury, citing his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination. David House, one of the founding members of the Bradley Manning Support Network, told reporters after his hourlong court appearance the only information he gave the grand jury […]

Bradley Manning moved to Fort Leavenworth prison

April 21, 2011

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning — the man charged with leaking classified military information to WikiLeaks — arrived at a Fort Leavenworth prison facility Wednesday afternoon, officials have confirmed. The news comes after several international groups, including Amnesty International, stepped up criticism of Manning’s treatment at a Marine jail in Quantico. Department of Defense General Counsel […]

Welsh supporters of Bradley Manning protest

March 21, 2011

Campaigners from Wales have travelled to London to protest over the alleged treatment of US Army private Bradley Manning accused of leaking confidential papers. The 23-year-old’s mother is Welsh and still lives in Pembrokeshire, where he grew up from 13 to 17 and attended secondary school in Pembrokeshire. Manning went to Tasker Milward school in […]

First hint of US Administration concern about Bradley Manning

March 12, 2011

Hillary Clinton’s spokesman has launched a public attack on the Pentagon for the way it is treating military prisoner Bradley Manning, the US soldier suspected of handing the US embassy cables to WikiLeaks. PJ Crowley, the assistant secretary of state for public affairs at the US state department, has said Manning is being “mistreated” in […]