Military Judge Sentences Bradley Manning to 35 Years in Prison. Bradley Manning A military judge at Fort Meade in Maryland sentenced Pfc.
Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison. Guards quickly escorted Manning out of the courtroom as supporters in the gallery shouted, “We’ll keep fighting you, Bradley,” and also told him he was a hero. Manning was convicted on July 30th of twenty offenses, including multiple violations of the Espionage Act and embezzlement of government property offenses.
There Are People Who Should Have to Plead for Mercy from a Judge—None Are Named Bradley Manning. Pfc.
Bradley Mannin and his civilian defense attorney, David Coombs, sit before a judge (Sketch by Clark Stoeckley) There are people in this world who should find themselves in a position where they must sit on a witness stand, look up to a judge and make a statement pleading with the judge for mercy so they are not put away in jail for the rest of their life. US of A vs. Prviate Manning. Covers Bradley Manning’s Court Martial. This week in press freedoms and privacy rights. I'm on a (much-needed) quick vacation until Sunday, so I'll just post a few brief items from what has been a busy and important week of events, particularly when it comes to press freedom and privacy: (1) In the utter travesty known as "the Bradley Manning court-martial proceeding", the military judge presiding over the proceeding yet again showed her virtually unbreakable loyalty to the US government's case by refusing to dismiss the most serious charge against the 25-year-old Army Private, one that carries a term of life in prison: "aiding and abetting the enemy".
The government's theory is that because the documents Manning leaked were interesting to Osama bin Laden, he aided the enemy by disclosing them. Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler explained in the New Republic in March why this theory poses such a profound threat to basic press freedoms as it essentially converts all leaks, no matter the intent, into a form of treason. » Surprising lack of evidence against Manning confirms over-prosecution Bradley Manning Support Network. A recap of the government’s evidence that Bradley Manning “aided the enemy.”
Today, the defense begins its merits case. By Nathan Fuller, Bradley Manning Support Network. Pfc. Bradley E. Manning's Statement for the Providence Inquiry. For more information on the lack of public and press access to United States v.
Pfc. Manning, visit the Center for Constitutional Rights, which filed a petition requesting the Army Court of Criminal Appeals (ACCA) "to order the Judge to grant the public and press access to the government's motion papers, the court's own orders, and transcripts of proceedings, none of which have been made public to date. " The statement below was read by Private First Class E. Manning at the providence inquiry for his formal plea of guilty to one specification under Article 92 with a substituted time frame for the offense, and nine specifications for lesser included offenses under Article 134.
Below is a transcript was taken by journalist Alexa O'Brien at the Article 39(a) session of United States v. I am Bradley Manning. Bradley Manning. All Charges Against Bradley Manning Referred to Court Martial. Pfc.
Bradley Manning (photo by Jared Rodriguez for Truthout) The charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of releasing hundreds of thousands of documents to WikiLeaks, are likely to proceed onto a court martial. The investigative officer, Lt. Court Martial Recommended for Private Manning in WikiLeaks Case. Government to argue speedy trial doesn’t apply to Bradley Manning. Bradley Manning Indicates He Would Accept Responsibility for Transferring Information to WikiLeaks. PFC Bradley Manning UPDATE – 11:45 PM EST According to statement by defense, “PFC Manning is not pleading guilty to the specifications as charged by the Government.
Rather, PFC Manning is attempting to accept responsibility for offenses that are encapsulated within, or are a subset of, the charged offenses. The Court will consider whether this is a permissible plea.” I’ve put a strike through “all charged” because I do not feel it appropriately reflects what Manning did with the notice of plea. PFC Manning Case Update. My office has received several media inquiries regarding the current status of PFC Manning's case.
The entry below explains the current case status and the process forward. I. The Military Process: The basic structure of the military process is similar to any criminal trial in a civilian court. Once allegations are made, the government begins to investigate the alleged crime. The government’s investigators are usually either Military Police Investigators (MPI) or Criminal Investigation Division (CID) officers. A Typical Day for PFC Bradley Manning. PFC Manning is currently being held in maximum custody.
Since arriving at the Quantico Confinement Facility in July of 2010, he has been held under Prevention of Injury (POI) watch. His cell is approximately six feet wide and twelve feet in length. The cell has a bed, a drinking fountain, and a toilet. The guards at the confinement facility are professional. At no time have they tried to bully, harass, or embarrass PFC Manning. US versus Manning, Assange, WikiLeaks, and the Press, the Time Line. Populating content today.
Populating content today... This is a transcript of the Motion Hearing held on June 6, 2012 at Fort Meade, Maryland in US v Pfc. Bradley Manning. Alexa O'Brien: Bradley Manning Archives. Bradley Manning, the NDAA and Wikileaks. Alexa O’Brien is a journalist, researcher, and social activist. She is currently investigating the Bradley Manning trial and the US government’s pursuit of Wikileaks. JAMES GREEN: Could you start off by telling me about the work you’re doing right now on the Bradley Manning case?
Bradley Manning/Wikileaks Timeline. Information allegedly accessed by Manning, per his charging document: The video of the July 12, 2007 Apache killing of Reuters journalistsThe Rejkjavik State Department cable leaked by WikiLeaks50 State Department cables (loaded onto his unsecured computer, transmitted to someone unauthorized to receive them)150,000 State Department cables (obtained information from them via unauthorized access)A classified Microsoft Powerpoint presentationManning charge sheetMarcy Wheeler on the glaring inconsistencies in Adrian Lamo’s storiesMarcy Wheeler: more inconsistencies in Lamo’s storiesJudge’s order unsealing Twitter subpoena (PDF)Justice Department’s subpoena of Twitter (PDF)AdrianLamoLogs TimelineCryptome TimelineAdrian Lamo Interview Transcript PageKey Articles in the Wikileaks – Manning investigation.
Key Wikileaks-Manning Articles. “A lot of people have labelled me a snitch,” Mr Lamo told BBC News. “I guess I deserve that on this one but not as a generality.” “This was a very hard decision for me.” …Mr Lamo said that he did not suspect anything unusual when Mr Manning contacted him over instant messenger and e-mail.
“I’m contacted on a daily basis by all kinds of people who confess to all kinds of federal crimes,” he said. The Evolving Media Portrait of the Wikileaker. August 12, 2011 7:00 AMThe Evolving Media Portrait of the Wikileaker By Samuel Knight On May 24th PBS aired a Frontline documentary about alleged Wikileaker Bradley Manning called “WikiSecrets.” GAY HERO. Huge banner at San Francisco Pride. "WikiSecrets" Julian Assange Full Interview Footage. (on 2011-05-24) On 24 May, 2011, 9pm EST, PBS-Frontline will air a documentary "WikiSecrets".
WikiLeaks has had intelligence for some time that the program is hostile and misrepresents WikiLeaks’ views and tries to build an "espionage" case against its founder, Julian Assange, and also the young soldier, Bradley Manning. Courage to Resist - PayPal cuts service to Courage to Resist, Bradley Manning support - WikiLeaks Tsunami.
As WikiLeaks' Assange Freed on Bail, Alleged Military Leaker Bradley Manning Imprisoned under Inhumane Conditions. The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning's detention - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - www.salon.com. Private Bradley Manning - Video Interview with Brian Manning. WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning 'in increasingly fragile condition' - World news, News. Inhumane Treatment of WikiLeaks Soldier Bradley Manning. A Visitor Watches Bradley Manning's Mental Health Deteriorate. Inhumanity at Quantico. Stop the Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning: Sign Our Letter. Bradley Manning and the stench of US hypocrisy. Supporters of WikiLeaks soldier heckle Obama. ‘I Can’t Believe What I’m Confessing to You’: The Wikileaks Chats.
New Chat Logs Say Bradley Manning Got Information From White House Staff and Other “Politically Tied” People. Be An Army Of One For Bradley Manning - www.freebradley.org. Demand a Pardon for WikiLeaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning - Sign the Petition. Voters For Peace - National White House Call-in Day to Support Bradley Manning. Drop the "aiding the enemy" charge against Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning.