Bradley Manning

Manning Wronged AND Miranda’s Rights

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan “There is not a flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people,” wrote the late historian Howard Zinn, author of “A People’s History of the United States.” These words were included…

I am Chelsea Manning

Democracy Now! Reports: Manning Announces Gender Transition, Name Change. “In a statement just released this morning, Bradley Manning thanked supporters and announced plans to live as a woman under the name Chelsea Manning. Manning said: “As I transition into this…

Five Theses about Assange-Manning-Snowden

[divide][clear] By Johan Galtung. ALFAZ, Spain, Aug 13 2013 (IPS) – THESIS ONE: The leaks are not about “whistle-blowing”, but about a nonviolent, civil disobedient fight against huge social evils. Whistle-blowing presupposes that somebody can be warned, in fact wants…

Manning verdict blow for investigative journalism and its sources

Reporters Without Borders regards today’s verdict in U.S. Army private Bradley Manning’s trial as dangerous. Although acquitted of “aiding the enemy,” he was found guilty of five counts of espionage and five counts of theft, for which he could receive…

The revelations behind Bradley Manning revelations. Social media showing the same warning signs.

Bradley Manning has been convicted of espionage but acquitted of aiding the enemy in a military court-martial. WikiLeaks’s founder, Julian Assange, said the conviction against a whistleblower was a “dangerous precedent… Bradley Manning’s alleged disclosures have exposed war crimes, sparked…

Judge Upholds “Aiding the Enemy” Charge Against Bradley Manning

The military judge presiding over the court-martial of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning has upheld the most serious charge against him — that he knowingly aided the enemy by giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Manning’s defense team had…

Bradley Manning Defense Argues for Dismissal of Charges

Defense lawyers for U.S. Army whistleblower Bradley Manning argued Monday that seven of the charges against him should be thrown out, including the charge of aiding the enemy, which could carry a life sentence. Colonel Denise Lind, who is presiding…

Bradley Manning Defense Rests with Challenge to “Aiding the Enemy” Claims

Defense attorneys for Army whistleblower Bradley Manning have rested their case after calling three witnesses over 10 days. The defense’s final witness, Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler, warned that finding Manning guilty of “aiding the enemy” for handing material to…

Bradley Manning Prosecution Draws to a Close

U.S. government prosecutors have begun wrapping up their case against Army whistleblower Bradley Manning as his court-martial entered its fifth week at Fort Meade, Maryland. On Monday, prosecutors sought to firm up claims Manning “aided the enemy” by knowingly and…

Oliver Stone, Maggie Gyllenhall, Russell Brand, & others in video for Bradley Manning

While Pfc. Bradley Manning stands trial at Ft. Meade, MD, pop-culture celebrities declare their support for the Army whistleblower, in a five-minute advocacy video released late yesterday. More than 20 Hollywood actors, musicians, and other well-known leaders appear in the new…

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