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Tag: Bradley Manning
  • Bradley Manning: a martyr for liberty?

    The verdict was reached regarding the sentence of Bradley Manning, the marine responsible for the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. military history. Judge Denise Lind, an army colonel, sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison. Manning was facing the possibility of 90 years or more, so in one sense, this punishment was more lenient than …

  • Sentencing period begins for Bradley Manning

    With the fourth week of the trial of first class private Bradley Manning over, it’s expected that the final, sentencing, period will commence shortly. Three years ago, Bradley Manning gave the public information on American military crimes in the Iraq and Afghanistan War Logs, including information on the deaths of journalists and civilians from drone …

  • Pre-Trial for Bradley Manning Begins

    The five-day pre-trial hearing for PFC Bradley Manning, who is facing jail time for passing sensitive government information to WikiLeaks, began today at Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning is facing 24 counts of treason and espionage, which could lead to life in military prison without parole if he is convicted. This is a case that has captured international …

  • Bradley Manning deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

    The courageous Bradley Manning has done more for peace than the celebrated Peace Laureate currently in office, which is why a group called RootsAction is calling for the Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize to America’s political prisoner: The Nobel Peace Prize is supposed to go to “the person who shall have done …

  • The long, long reach of Bradley Manning

    Did Bradley Manning help end the Iraq War? Bradley Manning’s trial continues today with the defense succeeding in getting the judge to force the prosecution to release the government’s damage assessments: A military judge has ordered the state department to release into her hands official documents that assessed from the viewpoint of the US government …

  • Regardless of your opinion on his actions, this is unconstitutional — not to mention wrong.

    The American soldier who leaked documents to Wikileaks has been in solitary confinement without even a conviction for nine months. Now, he is being subjected to forced nudity every night and during public inspection daily. If anyone doubts that our government is willing to torture its own citizens, doubt no more. Bradley Manning is just …

  • Silver Circle: Will 2011 Be a Year of Transparency?

    I’m optimistic.  Wikileaks is still going strong.  Julian Assange is out of government custody.  The United Nations is set to investigate the conditions of alleged whistle blower, Bradley Manning, and a large swell of support from across the political spectrum is emerging in favor of the right to record one’s interactions with public officials, especially …

  • Free Bradley Manning

    The other night I was listening to Free Talk Live when they brought up this article about Bradley Manning. For those of you who don’t know who Bradley is, let me give you the gist. He is a 23-year-old Army Private who worked in intelligence during the Iraq and Afghanistan war, who is now being …