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Kevin Zeese

Attorney, Activist

April 25th, 2011

President Obama Makes a Fair Trial of Bradley Manning Impossible By Declaring Him Guilty

The credibility of the military justice system is being undermined by the prosecution of Bradley Manning.  His abusive punishment without trial violates his due process rights; his harsh treatment in solitary confinement-torture conditions violates the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment; and now the commander-in-chief has announced his guilt before ... continue reading

Medea Benjamin

Cofounder, CODEPINK

March 15th, 2011

Activists Stand Up for Bradley Manning—and PJ Crowley

When we heard on Sunday that P.J. Crowley had resigned as spokesman for the State Department after criticizing the Pentagon's treatment of suspected whistleblower Army private Bradley Manning, my CODEPINK colleagues and I knew we had to respond. How outrageous that yet another person gets punished for simply telling the ... continue reading

Medea Benjamin

Cofounder, CODEPINK

March 6th, 2011

Under Obama, Better to Commit a War Crime Than Expose One

Written by Medea Benjamin and Charles Davis Bradley Manning is accused of humiliating the political establishment by revealing the complicity of top U.S. officials in carrying out and covering up war crimes. In return for his act of conscience, the U.S. government is holding him in abusive solitary confinement, humiliating ... continue reading

David Coombs

Bradley Manning's lawyer

March 4th, 2011

PFC Manning Stripped Naked Again

PFC Manning was forced to strip naked in his cell again last night.  As with the previous evening, Quantico Brig guards required him to surrender all of his clothing.  PFC Manning then walked back to his bed, and spent the next seven hours in humiliation.  The decision to require him to ... continue reading

David Coombs

Bradley Manning's lawyer

March 3rd, 2011

PFC Manning Forced to Strip Naked

Last night, PFC Manning was inexplicably stripped of all clothing by the Quantico Brig.  He remained in his cell, naked, for the next seven hours.  At 5:00 a.m., the Brig sounded the wake-up call for the detainees.  At this point, PFC Manning was forced to stand naked at the front of his cell.  The Duty ... continue reading

February 15th, 2011

Why Bradley Manning Is a Patriot, Not a Criminal

Bradley Manning, a 23-year-old from Crescent, Oklahoma, enlisted in the U.S. military in 2007 to give something back to his country and, he hoped, the world. For the past seven months, Army Private First Class Manning has been held in solitary confinement in the Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Virginia. ... continue reading

David Coombs

Bradley Manning's lawyer

January 26th, 2011

PFC Bradley Manning Is Not Being Treated Like Every Other Detainee

Despite the assertion of Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell, PFC Bradley Manning is not being treated like every other detainee at the Quantico brig.  Morrell stated during today’s Pentagon briefing that PFC Manning’s “confinement is not in the least different from the manner in which anyone else at the brig ... continue reading

January 23rd, 2011

Lawyer for WikiLeaks Army figure alleges mistreatment

The lawyer for alleged government secrets leaker Bradley Manning is accusing military authorities of using punitive measures against Manning at the Marine Corps jail in Quantico, Va. Manning, a 23-year-old Army private suspected of passing thousands of classified documents to the online site WikiLeaks, was placed on suicide watch for ... continue reading

January 21st, 2011

Article 138 Complaint

On Wednesday January 19, 2011, the defense filed an Article 138 complaint with the Quantico base commander, Colonel Daniel Choike. The Article 138 complaint is a complaint filed under the Uniform Code of Military Justice to address a perceived wrong against a soldier by his command. The defense asserts that ... continue reading

November 10th, 2010

Bradley Manning Support Network Condemns Unjust Detainment of Activist

Washington, DC, November 10, 2010 – Last week, David House, a developer working with the Bradley Manning Support Network, was detained and had his computer seized by the FBI when returning from a vacation in Mexico. He committed no crime, nor was he ever alleged to have committed a crime. ... continue reading

Michael Prysner

Iraq War Veteran, Anti-War Activist

October 21st, 2010

Journalists banned from major Afghan offensive

A statement from March Forward!Remember the massive military operation involving several thousand U.S. troops, heavy bombing and artillery that “made the sky light up,” carried out by U.S. forces in Afghanistan over the first two weeks of October? Probably not. Convenient logistical problems caused all the journalists trying to cover ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2010

VIDEO: Activists Demand Release of Army PFC Bradley Manning

SAN DIEGO, CA — More than 50 individuals from activist organizations and their supporters gathered at Horton Plaza on September 19 to demand the release of Army PFC Bradley Manning. The Army intelligence analyst was arrested and jailed for allegedly leaking video of U.S. Apache helicopter pilots killing innocent people ... continue reading

September 20th, 2010

Protesters rally behind imprisoned soldier

QUANTICO, Va.  - Chants of “Free Bradley Manning” filled the air Sunday afternoon at the Quantico Municipal Park during a rally in support of the Army private first class charged with the unauthorized use and disclosure of classified information.“We’re concerned because specifically we believe there are war crimes being committed ... continue reading

September 20th, 2010

Bradley Manning: An American Hero

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is accused of leaking military secrets to the public. This week, his supporters are holding rallies in 21 cities, seeking Manning's release from military custody. Manning is in the brig for allegedly disclosing a classified video depicting U.S. troops shooting civilians from an Apache helicopter in ... continue reading

September 19th, 2010

VIDEO: Protesters demand release of soldier accused in Wikileaks case

JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. - Protesters gathered just outside Joint Base Lewis McChord on Saturday to demand the release of a soldier accused of releasing sensitive information about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.The U.S. government has charged the soldier, Pfc. Bradley Manning, with passing classified information. They are ... continue reading

September 18th, 2010

Rally Shows Support For Bradley Manning

OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma soldier accused of leaking secret war documents is getting a show of support.Demonstrations in Oklahoma City and other cities across the country are calling for the military to release Pfc. Bradley Manning.Manning is being held in solitary confinement at a military detention facility in Virginia. ... continue reading

September 17th, 2010

Supporters Rally For Release Of Oklahoma Soldier In WikiLeaks Case

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA -- Supporters of an Oklahoma native rallied in California Thursday night.Private First Class Bradley Manning is charged with leaking classified military video showing a U.S. helicopter attack that killed a news crew.  He's also suspected of giving the website, WikiLeaks, thousands of secret military documents.Manning is currently being held in ... continue reading

September 16th, 2010

Support grows for soldier accused of military leak

The cause of an American soldier, who allegedly handed over classified material to be posted online, continues to stoke the ire of peace activists.Filmmaker Michael Moore and Daniel Ellsberg, a Vietnam-era whistle-blower, have added their notoriety to opposing the imprisonment of Pte. Bradley Manning, arrested in May after allegedly leaking ... continue reading

September 16th, 2010

Support for US 'WikiLeaks' soldier raised in west Wales

Supporters in Wales of a US soldier accused of leaking confidential Army documents have spoken of their shock at his detention.Private Bradley Manning, 23, who is from Oklahoma but went to school in Pembrokeshire, has been in military custody since May. He is accused of giving classified material to website ... continue reading

September 16th, 2010

Michael Moore campaigns to free Bradley Manning in war logs case

The Vietnam war whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and the film-maker Michael Moore have launched an international campaign to demand the release of Bradley Manning, the American soldier charged with passing classified material to WikiLeaks.Demonstrations are planned in the US, Canada and Australia over the next three days in support of Manning, ... continue reading

September 14th, 2010

Daniel Ellsberg Calls for Release of Wikileaks “Whistleblower” Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

Michael Moore to broadcast event live Daniel Ellsberg helped end the war in Vietnam when he leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press in 1970. Pfc. Bradley Manning, the alleged “whistleblower” accused of releasing documents and combat video showing the gunning down of Iraqi civilians and Reuters journalists to Wikileaks. ... continue reading

September 10th, 2010

Massive Cache of Iraq War Docs to Be Published by WikiLeaks

A massive cache of previously unpublished classified U.S. military documents from the Iraq War is being readied for publication by WikiLeaks, a new report has confirmed.The documents constitute the “biggest leak of military intelligence” that has ever occurred, according to Iain Overton, editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, a ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2010

Accused Leaker to Fight Charges

Bradley Manning, the alleged WikiLeaks leaker, is about to come out fighting.A spokesman for Manning’s legal defense fund tells The Daily Beast that the 22-year-old Army intelligence specialist has finally chosen a civilian lawyer to represent him against charges he illegally provided a huge library of classified military documents and ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2010

Support grows for arrest soldier Bradley Manning

The Bradley Manning Support Network is calling on individuals and activists to join in a global action day in support of the 22-year-old US soldier accused of leaking classified information. Bradley, a former pupil of Tasker Milward School, has been held by the American army since May after allegedly releasing ... continue reading

August 31st, 2010

Darpa’s Star Hacker Looks To WikiLeak-Proof The Pentagon

Tomorrow’s Bradley Mannings may have to be sneakier than just dumping docs onto a Lady Gaga disc. The futurists at Darpa are working on a project that would make it harder for troops to funnel classified material to WikiLeaks — or to foreign governments. And that means if you work ... continue reading

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