Bradley Manning Newslinks 13 July 2011: UN torture official accuses US of rule violations

13 July 2011 — williambowles.info

Manning visits ‘breach UN rules’
BBC News
UN special rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez said the US had has broken rules by insisting on monitoring conversations with Pte Bradley Manning. Mr Mendez says he needs unrestricted access to Pte Manning to do his job. Pte Manning, 23, is being held in …
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14126223

No One Supports the Troops More Than Bradley Manning
Antiwar.com
Of course, one soldier able to clearly differentiate between the good guys and the bad guys was Bradley Manning. Among the best profiles of him thus far is “Bradley Manning’s Army of One” in New York Magazine by Steve Fishman, who writes that an …
http://original.antiwar.com/wellen/2011/07/12/no-one-supports-the-troops-more-than-bradley-manning/

George W. Bush Torture Probe Sought, But is Obama Guilty of Abusing Bradley …
International Business Times
… a report calling for former President George W. Bush to be prosecuted for alleged war crimes, the United Nations assailed the Obama administration for obstructing an investigation into alleged abuses of another detainee: Private Bradley Manning. …
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/178752/20110712/george-bush-torture-obama-torture-bradley-manning-barack-obama-torture-george-bush-human-rights-watc.htm

Bradley Manning Torture : Why the US May Be In Trouble With the UN
Gather.com
The Bradley Manning torture case is getting more and more astounding. There is new information saying that the United States violated United Nations rules by not allowing the UN torture investigator access to PFC Bradley Manning. …
http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474979620991

UN Official Says US Is Breaking Rules In Torture Investigation
NPR (blog)
by Eyder Peralta The United Nations chief torture investigator said the United States was violating UN rules, after the country denied him unmonitored access to Bradley Manning, the Army private charged with leaking among other things classified …
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/07/12/137791682/u-n-official-says-u-s-is-breaking-rules-in-torture-investigation

UN torture official accuses US of rule violations
Salon
He said the US military’s insistence on monitoring conversations with Bradley Manning “violates long-standing rules” the UN follows for visits to inmates. . . Mendez said the US government assured him Manning is better treated now than he was in …
http://www.salon.com/news/united_nations/?story=/opinion/greenwald/2011/07/12/manning

America ‘violating UN rules’ by limiting access to WikiLeaks accused
Scotsman
Juan Mendez, UN special rapporteur for torture, said he could not do his
job without unmonitored access to Private Bradley Manning. He said the US
military’s insistence on monitoring conversations with Manning in detention
“violated long-standing rul …
http://news.scotsman.com/world/America-39violating-UN-rules39-by.6800459.jp

UN torture sleuth raps US on access to WikiLeaks suspect
Jerusalem Post
By REUTERS GENEVA – The UN torture investigator said on Tuesday that the
United States had violated UN rules by refusing to let him speak privately
to Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking secret documents to
WikiLeaks. …
http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=229051

US rapped for detainee treatment
UPI.com
Juan Mendez, appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as the special envoy
on torture, expressed frustration over attempts to gain unrestricted access
to Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, suspected of delivering a trove of classified
US information to the …
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Special/2011/07/12/US-rapped-for-detainee-treatment/UPI-26641310488914/?spt=hs&or=tn

UN scales up aid to thousands fleeing Pak Army’s anti-militant operations in …
Associated Press of Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS, July 12 (APP): The UN expert on torture Tuesday voiced
concern over restrictions imposed by the United States on access to
detainees, stating that it is vital for him to have unmonitored access to
Bradley Manning, the US soldier …
http://app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=144755&Itemid=2

Whistleblowers: From the American Revolution to WikiLeaks
Whistleblowers Protection Blog (blog)
The Congress’s prompt and undisputed response is a far cry from how
modern-day administrations treat whistleblowers today, such as the recent
prosecution of Bradley Manning and Thomas Drake by the Obama
Administration. Take advantage of this chance to …
http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/2011/07/articles/news-1/events-1/whistleblowers-from-the-american-revolution-to-wikileaks/

Bradley Manning Torture Probe Monitoring By U.S. Violates U.N. …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
GENEVA — The United Nations’ torture investigator on Tuesday accused the
United States of violating U.N. rules by refusing him unfettered access to
the Army private accused of passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/12/bradley-manning-torture-probe-monitoring-violates-un-rules-_n_895485.html

Bradley Manning Support Network » Free Bradley Manning contingent …
By emma
Time: 07/16/2011 – 9:00am-2:00pm. Location: Normal St and University Ave
in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA. Parade steps off at Normal St and University
Ave in Hillcrest. San Diego, CA. Event Summary : FREE BRADLEY MANNING
CONTINGENT AT SAN …
http://www.bradleymanning.org/events/free-bradley-manning-contingent-at-san-diego-pride

No One Supports the Troops More Than Bradley Manning | FPIF
Our troops are best supported by using them in the most judicious — and
just — manner possible.
http://www.fpif.org/blog/no_one_supports_the_troops_more_than_bradley_manning

‘Anytime your convoy gets hit by an IED, I want 360 degree …
By nomorewarplease
Private First Class Bradley Manning has been confined for over a year on
the government’s accusation that he released this video and volumes of
other classified documents to WikiLeaks — an organization that has been
selectively …
http://nomorewarplease.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/anytime-your-convoy-gets-hit-by-an-ied-i-want-360-degree-rotational-fire-you-kill-every-expletive-in-the-street/

Why do progressive love to torture Americans? – US Message Board …
By Antiderivative
In response to the growing controversy over the inhumane detention
conditions of Bradley Manning, the U.N.’s top official on torture, Juan
Mendez, announced last December that his office would formally investigate
whether those …
http://www.usmessageboard.com/politics/174996-why-do-progressive-love-to-torture-americans.html

MichaelMoore.com Exclusive: Wikileaks Cable Allegedly Leaked by …
MichaelMoore.com Exclusive: Wikileaks Cable Allegedly Leaked by Bradley
Manning Caught Bush Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson Discussing Outsourcing
to India That May Have Cost Manning’s OWN FATHER His Job …
http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/must-read/michaelmoore-com-exclusive

US still refuses to live up to international law on torture « Eideard
By eideard
UN special rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez said the US had has broken
rules by insisting on monitoring conversations with Private Bradley
Manning. Mr Mendez says he needs unrestricted access to Private Manning to
do his job… …
http://eideard.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/us-still-refuses-to-live-up-to-international-law-on-torture/

Too bad, so sad, must suck to be him! « Common Sense Political Thought
By Dana Pico
Bradley Manning Torture Probe Monitoring By U.S. Violates U.N. Rules:
Official. GENEVA — The United Nations’ torture investigator on Tuesday
accused the United States of violating U.N. rules by refusing him
unfettered access to the Army …
http://commonsensepoliticalthought.com/?p=16206

Bush and Cheney tortured | reportergary.com
By Gary
Obama’s torture of Bradley Manning has been widely ignored. Rendition has
been established as normal. Torturers have published confessional/bragging
memoirs. Habeas corpus has been formally ended. The Bagram-Gitmo
archipelago is here to …
http://reportergary.com/2011/07/bush-and-cheney-tortured/

US in violation of treaty agreements regarding torture « Later On
By LeisureGuy
He said the U.S. military’s insistence on monitoring conversations with
Bradley Manning “violates long-standing rules” the U.N. follows for
visits to inmates. . . Continue reading. And Chris McGreal has more on US
torture and the fight …
http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/us-in-violation-of-treaty-agreements-regarding-torture/

TRIAL POSTPONED AFTER IMPASSE IN COURTROOM | War Is A Crime .org
By davidswanson
On March 19, 2011, 113 activists were arrested while demonstrating, and
petitioning our government, to end the wars and occupations in Iraq and
Afghanistan, and to free whistleblower Bradley Manning. The protestors were
challenging the …
http://warisacrime.org/content/trial-postponed-after-impasse-courtroom

Julian Assange Back In Court To Fight Extradition (VIDEO)
By The Huffington Post News Team
I agree with freeing Brad Manning. He brought out the truth that is being
hidden. All his higher ups knew the truth but said nothing so how was he
suppose to go to them about what he saw. Our soldiers can’t just kill
whoever they want. …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/12/julian-assange-court-return-fight-extradition-_n_895410.html

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