Bradley Manning Newslinks 1 December 2012

1 December


Bradley Manning’s noose shown at hearing


FORT MEADE, Md. — Military prosecutors unveiled a dramatic exhibit Friday to illustrate why officers were legitimately concerned that accused WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning might commit suicide while he was in custody: a salmon-colored bedsheet that …


Wikileaks Suspect Bradley Manning Chokes Up at Hearing

ABC News (blog)

PFC Bradley Manning choked back tears during a second day of testimony at a

hearing before his military trial as he claimed he didn’t tell his family

about the conditions of his confinement at the Marine brig at Quantico,

Va., because he did not want …

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Bradley Manning Pretrial Hearing Puts Military On Trial In WikiLeaks Case

Huffington Post

Bradley Manning is finally getting his day in court. The Army private

accused of giving thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks took the

witness stand on Thursday and Friday in a pretrial hearing. Manning and his

defense lawyer are in essence …


Wikileaks suspect Bradley Manning admits making noose

BBC News

A US Army court has seen a noose made from a bed sheet by alleged Wikileaks

source Private Bradley Manning as he considered suicide. Pte Manning, 24,

told the hearing he had made it while being held in Kuwait, shortly after

his arrest in May 2010.


Bradley Manning to testify again Friday over ‘harsh’ conditions in jail

Christian Science Monitor

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md.,

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, for a pretrial hearing. Manning is charged with

aiding the enemy by causing hundreds of thousands of classified documents

to be published on the …


Pardon Bradley Manning – Dismiss All Charges


Bradley Manning had not yet had his day in court or the opportunity to

declare his innocence in front of a military courtroom and present his

case, yet his Commander-in-Chief prematurely pronounced him guilty by

proclaiming “he broke the law …–D-by-Lance-Ciepiela-121130-591.html


Prosecutors exhibit Bradley Manning’s noose


On Friday, U.S. government prosecutors cross-examined Pfc. Bradley Manning

at his pretrial hearing at Fort Meade. Manning testified Thursday and

Friday as a part of a motion brought by his defense arguing that the

detained soldier suffered “unlawful …


GI charged in WikiLeaks case admits making noose


GI charged in WikiLeaks case admits making noose. Share. Comments. manning.

In this courtroom sketch, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, center, describes a

layout of his pretrial confinement cell in a Quantico, Va. (Photo: William

Hennessy, AP) …


Raw: Manning Arrives for Wikileaks Hearing

The Associated Press

Loading… Published on Nov 30, 2012 by AssociatedPress. Pfc. Bradley

Manning arrived for questioning for the fourth day of a pretrial hearing at

Fort Meade, Maryland. The Army private is charged with sending hundreds of

thousands of classified …


Bradley Manning and Julian Assange: Free speech warriors or terrorists?

Tucson Citizen

Yesterday and today, Private Bradley Manning testified in his own defense

in a military court. Manning has been imprisoned for 921 days without a

trial because he allegedly sent secret US documents to WikiLeaks founder

Julian Assange, who published …


Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing: live-blogging, live-tweeting, and live …

Boing Boing

Kevin Gosztola is liveblogging the pre-trial hearing of suspected Wikileaks

source Bradley Manning at Ft. Meade. Also in the courtoom, the Guardian’s

Ed Pilkington, and Arun Rath of Frontline/PRI’s The World, both of whom

live-tweeted the proceedings …


‘I certainly made a noose’: WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning admits he …

National Post

The pretrial testimony appeared to support the military’s argument that it

was trying to protect Pfc. Bradley Manning from harming himself by keeping

him in strict isolation, taking away his clothes and shackling him when he

was outside his cell …


Army Private Bradley Manning describes pre-trial treatment, solitary …

Free Speech Radio News

Private Bradley Manning returned to the witness stand today to describe

harsh treatment and isolation while in military custody. It’s part of a

pre-trial hearing taking place this week at Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning

is accused of releasing classified …


At pre-trial hearing, Bradley Manning testifies of mistreatment in detention

Boing Boing

Bradley Manning, testifying at Fort Meade on Thursday. (Guardian). Boing

Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and

produces Boing Boing’s in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10

on the dial), and writes about …


Prosecution Cross-Examines WikiLeaks Suspect


FORT MEADE, MD — Today the prosecution got its chance to cross-examine

PFC Bradley Manning, accused of leaking more than half a million classified

documents to WikiLeaks, as they begin to build their case that Manning’s

treatment in military custody …


Prosecutors to question Manning in WikiLeaks case

Pfc. Bradley Manning was to appear on the witness stand again, the fourth

day of a pretrial hearing at Fort Meade, Md. He testified Thursday in

support of a defense motion claiming his confinement for nine months at a

Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va …


Guards testify on Army GI’s time at Quantico brig

The Associated Press

The guards are prosecution witnesses in a pretrial hearing that resumes

Saturday morning for Pfc. Bradley Manning. He’s seeking dismissal of the

case, contending his nine months in isolation at Quantico amounted to

illegal punishment. The military …


WikiLeaks soldier made jail noose


Bradley Manning was testifying during a pre-trial hearing at Fort Meade,

Maryland, his first public comments since his 2010 arrest. He is seeking

dismissal of his case, claiming he was illegally punished by being held for

nine months in restrictive …


Bradley Manning Says Considered Suicide During Pre-Trial Confinement


Bradley Manning Says Considered Suicide During Pre-Trial Confinement.

November 30, 2012. An Army private charged with leaking classified material

to WikiLeaks says he tied a bedsheet into a noose while considering suicide

during his pretrial …


In the Kingdom of Double Crosses


Articles about the dead in Gaza. Articles with images of

children–children wrapped in blood-soaked blankets. An article about

Bradley Manning. And a video addressing the hypocrisy of U.S. foreign

policy with this statement from Barack Obama: “There’s …


Petition to Secede


WIKILEAKS TRIAL (SAT/SUN) – Testimony continues at military hearing into

charges against `Wikileaks’ accused Bradley Manning. WEST COAST STORMS

(SAT) – A series of storms is expected to bring further flooding and strong

winds to northern California.


Bradley Manning Takes the Stand | Mother Jones

By Brett Brownell

Army Private Bradley Manning, who is accused of leaking thousands of

classified documents to WikiLeaks, testified yesterday in Fort Meade,

Maryland for the first time since his arrest in May 2010. As Mother Jones

reported earlier this week, …


Bradley Manning’s ‘Unlawful Pretrial Punishment’ Hearing, Day 4 …

By Kevin Gosztola

4:45 PM Have to say what most fascinates me right now is what I heard

Manning describe about wanting to win case in military court and not

“court of.


Bradley Manning Takes the Stand: The Beginning of Confinement at …

By Kevin Gosztola

Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified

information to WikiLeaks, testified yesterday.


Daily Kos: CNN Losing Bradley Manning Story: Manning Was …

By (Ralph Lopez)

You could have knocked me over with a feather that the major media was

talking about the Bradley Manning trial at all, after years of being

confined to the progressive Internet, but although it is important for

Manning’s treatment in virtual …


If Found Guilty, Bradley Manning Deserves a Very Long Prison …

By Glenn Contrarian

Manning may have thought he was doing the right thing, but the way he went

about it is inexcusable and unforgivable.


Bradley Manning talks about his treatment | Mano Singham

By Mano Singham

Bradley Manning talks about his treatment. November 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Mano Singham. At his hearing, the alleged Wikileaks leaker describes his

harsh treatment while being detained and how he tried to keep himself sane.

The more he …


Blanking Bradley Manning: NYT and AP Launch Operation Amnesia …

By admin

By Chris Floyd: On Thursday, Bradley Manning, one of the foremost prisoners

of conscience in the world today, testified in open court — the first

time his voice has been heard since he was arrested, confined and subjected

to psychological …


Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Testifies About His Torture …

By dandelionsalad

Dandelion Salad Nov 30, 2012 by TheRealNews Michael Ratner: Manning

describes cruel and unusual punishment; offers to plea to lesser charges.

see Julian Assange: Human Civilization Has Merged With The Internet Julian

Assange …


The Ever-Eloquent Julian Assange on Bradley Manning’s Hearing …

By the Editor

Check it out at the Huffington Post. The United States’ War on Terror has

claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, inflamed sectarian violence, and

made a.


Bradley Manning: Totured Or “Just another day in jail”?, page 1

By foodstamp

After a few days in a facility in Iraq, Manning was taken to Camp Arifjan

in Kuwait. He characterized his cell there as a “cage,” dark and with no

air conditioning. Manning said that after several weeks in the segregation

tent at Camp Arifjan he …


Pfc. charged in WikiLeaks admits making noose – Marine Corps Times

By The Associated Press

FORT MEADE, Md. — As a military prosecutor held up a knotted bedsheet in

court, Pfc. Bradley Manning acknowledged on Friday that he fashioned a

noose and contemplated suicide shortly after his arrest on charges of

engineering the …


The Humiliation of Bradley Manning « GNU-Darwin Action Blog

By gnudarwin

The Humiliation of Bradley Manning via Original by Ray McGovern

on 11/28/12 It is a bitter irony that Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, whose

conscience compelled him to leak evidence about the U.S. military brass

ignoring evidence …


“I thought I was going to die in that cage,” says Bradley Manning …

By fonzdrew

Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of causing the biggest security breach

in American history, finally broke his silence yesterday as he gave

evidence at a pre-trial hearing, saying he felt like a doomed, caged animal

after he was arrested …


Bradley Manning didn’t complain about mistreatment, prosecutors …

Prosecutors contend that WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning didn’t complain

to officers about the mistreatment he alleges he suffered in military



Bradley Manning: I made noose after 2010 arrest – CBS News

Updated at 5:22 p.m. ET. FORT MEADE, Md. As a military prosecutor held up a

knotted bedsheet in court, Pfc. Bradley Manning acknowledged on Friday that

he …


Official: Bradley Manning kept on lockdown for his own safety – U.S. …

Staff at the Quantico brig kept Army Private First Class Bradley Manning on

restrictive lockdown during his time there because they were erring on the

side of …


Officer: Suicide led to wariness about Bradley Manning

An Army private accused of sending data to WikiLeaks was confined partly

because a prisoner committed suicide.


Bradley Manning (WikiLeaks Source) Given Hearing After 2 Years In …

TrueSatan writes “Finally, Bradley Manning‘s military court case starts.

He’s only had to wait 2 years to be heard. Manning claims that while

remanded in custody …

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