Bradley Manning / Wikileaks Newslinks 22 May 2013

22 May 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Parts of Bradley Manning trial to be closed to public

Washington Post

The judge in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning said Tuesday that she will close portions of the trial to the public to protect classified material, a ruling that is likely to frustrate civil liberties groups that have alleged the case is being …

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/parts-of-bradley-manning-trial-to-be-closed-to-public/2013/05/21/514f373e-c239-11e2-914f-a7aba60512a7_story.html

 

Bradley Manning prosecutors seek to prove WikiLeaks suspect ‘aided enemy’

The Guardian

Prosecutors in the case against the WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning have

decided to drop one of 22 counts against him, but are pressing ahead with

the most serious accusation, that he “aided the enemy”. Military lawyers

told Manning’s final pre-trial …

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/21/bradley-manning-wikileaks-suspect-aided-enemy

 

Bradley Manning Judge Rules 24 Witnesses Will Testify In Secret – Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Military prosecutor Ashden Fein said the government would let stand

Manning’s plea on a modified version of the charge that he leaked a U.S.

ambassador to Iceland’s sensitive diplomatic cable about that country’s

gloomy economic situation. The charge …

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/bradley-manning-judge_n_3314460.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Government Accepts Bradley Manning’s Plea to Lesser Offense Related to …

Firedoglake

The government had previously indicated it would present all evidence

related to all charges, regardless of the fact that Pfc. Bradley Manning

pled guilty to some of the offenses he faced. But, in military court today,

a military prosecutor informed …

http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/05/21/government-accepts-bradley-mannings-plea-to-lesser-offense-related-to-disclosure-of-diplomatic-cable/

 

Bradley Manning trial to be closed for some testimony: judge

Raw Story

Evidence from 24 witnesses, including some US ambassadors, will be given in

closed session as requested by prosecutors in the court-martial of army

private Bradley Manning, which is due to start June 3. The decision by

Colonel Denise Lind, the military …

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/05/21/bradley-manning-trial-to-be-closed-for-some-testimony-judge/

 

US war crime whistle-blower Manning starts pre-trial hearing

euronews

The first day of the final pre-trial hearing in the case against WikiLeaks

whistle-blower PFC Bradley Manning has begun. Manning has returned to Fort

Meade, where he has pleaded guilty to reduced charges and faces up to 20

years in prison. Military …

http://www.euronews.com/2013/05/21/us-war-crime-whistle-blower-bradley-manning-starts-pretrial-hearing/

 

Prosecutors to accept Manning plea

Herald Sun

But prosecutors still will try to convict Private First Class Bradley

Manning at his trial next month of other serious offences, including aiding

the enemy, which carries a maximum life sentence. Army Major Ashden Fein

told the military judge, Colonel …

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/prosecutors-to-accept-manning-plea/story-fni0xqll-1226648002607

 

Bin Laden Revelation Marks Last Manning Hearing

Courthouse News Service

MEADE, Md. (CN) – At his last hearing before his June 3 trial, Pfc. Bradley

Manning stipulated that the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound turned up

Osama bin Laden’s instructions to an al-Qaida member to find secret files

published by WikiLeaks.

http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/05/21/57847.htm

 

Wikileaks prosecutor accepts Manning’s guilty plea to 1 of 22 offences

Montreal Gazette

Ashden Fein said Tuesday that prosecutors had changed their minds about

trying to convict Pfc. Bradley Manning with violating the federal Computer

Fraud and Abuse Act in connection with the release of a cable known as

Reykjavik-13. Wikileaks posted the …

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/world/Wikileaks+prosecutor+agrees+lesser+charge+computer+fraud/8413897/story.html

 

Wikileaks prosecutor agrees to lesser charge of computer fraud against GI in …

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Prosecutors also agreed to accept Pfc. Bradley Manning’s guilty plea to a

lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces. Under the agreement, both

the prosecution and defense teams would acknowledge at Manning’s trial next

month that there is digital …

http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/10bc353e88514b65b4d5782ab318ca85/US–Manning-WikiLeaks

 

WikiLeaks hearing focuses on classified evidence

Las Vegas Sun

The pretrial hearing that began Tuesday for Pfc. Bradley Manning concerns

classified material that would be used as evidence during the trial, which

starts June 3. The court met in a closed session May 8 to test alternatives

to closing the courtroom.

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/may/21/bn-us-manning-wikileaks/

 

Maryland: One Less Charge in Wikileaks Case

New York Times

The government on Tuesday dropped one charge against Pfc. Bradley Manning,

the confessed source of vast archives of government documents made public

through WikiLeaks, as pretrial hearings wrapped up. The trial begins June

3. The judge said …

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/22/us/maryland-one-less-charge-in-wikileaks-case.html

 

What ‘Stop the Leaks’ Hardliners Don’t Realize: They Can’t and Won’t Ever Win

The Atlantic

But there hasn’t been the same outpouring of support for Julian Assange of

Wikileaks, who has long been investigated for the same behavior: allegedly

soliciting classified material from Bradley Manning, his source. Why isn’t

Assange being defended as …

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/05/what-stop-the-leaks-hardliners-dont-realize-they-cant-and-wont-ever-win/276104/

 

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

LA Weekly

There’s emotionally fragile Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst

who passed sensitive military and diplomatic files along to Assange. And

there are the New York Times, the Guardian, and Der Spiegel, three

newspapers that banded together to …

http://www.laweekly.com/movies/we-steal-secrets-the-story-of-wikileaks-2013350/

 

WikiLeaks prosecutors accept plea

The Press Association

Hosted by Google Back to Google News. The Press Association. WikiLeaks

prosecutors accept plea. (UKPA) – 1 hour ago. Bradley Manning is escorted

into the Fort Meade courthouse (AP). Copyright © 2013 The Press

Association. All rights reserved.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hqEB-8FJJ27_n0gRzEDuw83AALBQ?docId=N0288041369157789791A

 

Movie Review: We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks

Huffington Post

Bradley Manning. The U.S. government reacted as though it had been stung by

a bee, swatting at the perpetrators with rage beyond proportion. As a

result, Manning is sitting in jail, awaiting a military hearing that could

result in the death penalty …

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marshall-fine/movie-review-iwe-steal-se_b_3312182.html

 

Report from Bradley Manning’s last hearing before June 3 trial …

Today was Pfc. Bradley Manning’s final pretrial hearing, and the judge

ruled that some of the government’s witnesses will be allowed to testify in

closed sessions …

http://www.bradleymanning.org/featured/bradley-mannings-last-pretrial-hearing

 

Benjamin Franklin and Bradley Manning – Opinion Columns – The …

Any day now, a military court will sentence Manning, possibly to life in

prison, for leaking confidential documents. Government prosecutors charge

that Manning …

http://www.thetimesnews.com/opinion/opinion-columns/benjamin-franklin-and-bradley-manning-1.142192/

 

Judge: Bradley Manning Trial Will Include ‘Classified’ Portions …

Following through on a planned “practice trial” earlier this month,

Pfc. Bradley Manning’s actual trial will include significant portions

closed to the public, to allow …

http://news.antiwar.com/2013/05/21/judge-bradley-manning-trial-will-include-classified-portions/

 

Wikleaks movie reveals details about Julian Assange, Bradley …

Even without on-camera interviews with the docu’s central characters

Assange and Bradley Manning, Gibney was able to weave a thriller-like

narrative detailing …

http://variety.com/2013/film/news/we-steal-secrets-reveals-wikileaks-of-julian-assange-and-bradley-manning-stories-1200482693/

 

Parts of Bradley Manning trial to be closed to public – Democratic …

Parts of Bradley Manning trial to be closed to public … Manning’s defense

team had sought to block extensive testimony from witnesses concerning any

damage …

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014489377

 

Twitter / wikileaks: Bradley Manning saw war crimes. …

Instantly connect to what’s most important to you. Follow your friends,

experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.

http://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/335238725665705984

 

Deal struck on bin Laden evidence in WikiLeaks case; raid witness may not have …

Washington Post

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private who

sent more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks said Tuesday

they have reached a deal that may eliminate the need for testimony from a

member of the military team …

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/gi-back-at-fort-meade-md-for-wikileaks-pretrial-hearing-focusing-on-classified-evidence/2013/05/21/ba82e212-c1e6-11e2-9aa6-fc21ae807a8a_story.html

 

WikiLeaks’ donations barely enough to keep the servers running

PCWorld

Donations to WikiLeaks since January have only been enough to cover

expenditures in essential infrastructure, such as servers, according to a

transparency report. Donations have been declining substantially over the

last two years, the report said …

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2039374/wikileaks-donations-barely-enough-to-keep-the-servers-running.html

 

WikiLeaks Party closer to registering – Breaking News – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

AAP. The WikiLeaks political party is a step closer to being registered in

Australia. The Australian Electoral Commission on Wednesday published the

constitution of the WikiLeaks Party and opened up the party’s official

registration for public comment …

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/wikileaks-party-closer-to-registering-20130522-2k03g.html

 

WikiLeaks trial to be closed for some testimony: US judge

AFP

FORT MEADE, Maryland — Some testimony in the espionage trial of a US

soldier who passed secret files to WikiLeaks will be held behind closed

doors to safeguard classified information, a US judge ruled Tuesday.

Evidence from 24 witnesses, including …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5i-Shh1VYlk-ExosFxxI5qUOh-tXg?docId=CNG.72e2767a01f1bdc565527606aa1828c7.01

 

WikiLeaks prosecutors accept GI’s plea to 1 count

Businessweek

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The government will accept an Army private’s

guilty plea to a lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces for

sending more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents to the anti-secrecy

website WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor …

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-05-21/wikileaks-prosecutors-accept-gis-plea-to-1-count

 

Wikileaks prosecutor agrees to lesser charge of computer fraud against GI in …

Fox News

Ashden Fein said Tuesday that prosecutors had changed their minds about

charging Pfc. Bradley Manning with violation of the federal Computer Fraud

and Abuse Act in connection with the release of a cable known as

Reykjivik-13. Wikileaks posted a cable …

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/21/wikileaks-prosecutor-agrees-to-lesser-charge-computer-fraud-against-gi-in/

 

WikiLeaks hearing focuses on classified evidence

The Seattle Times

The Army private who gave more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to

WikiLeaks is back in court for the last scheduled hearing before his

military trial next month. By DAVID DISHNEAU. Associated Press …

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2021026691_apbnusmanningwikileaks.html

 

WikiLeaks prosecutor accepts GI’s plea to 1 count – Philly.com

Philly.com

Wikileaks posted the cable in 2010 about a meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland,

summarizing U.S. Embassy discussions with Icelandic officials about the

country’s financial troubles. The cable was among more than 700,000 secret

U.S. documents Manning …

http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/nation_world/20130521_ap_wikileaksprosecutoracceptsgispleato1count.html

 

Everything done to WikiLeaks is now being done to US reporters

Boing Boing

Data requests without a warrant. Government refusing to notify journalists

they’re being spied on. Equating journalists and reporting to spies and

espionage. Potential “conspiracy to commit espionage” charges.

“Virtually every move made by the Justice …

http://boingboing.net/2013/05/21/everything-done-to-wikileaks-i.html

 

WikiLeaks cables dismantle Labor’s Iraq withdrawal spin

Green Left Weekly

Rudd used the occasion to condemn former Prime Minister John Howard for

joining the war, but US diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks show the

Rudd government wanted to keep more Australian forces in Iraq than it had

withdrawn. After the …

http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/54116

 

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Can’t Get a Fix on Its Thorny Subject …

Village Voice

Alex Gibney’s We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks may as well come

with a note saying “Fix,” though that’s not completely Gibney’s fault. The

story he tells, that of WikiLeaks’ founder, raconteur and alleged sexual

offender Julian Assange, is …

http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-05-22/film/we-steal-secrets-the-story-of-wikileaks-can-t-get-a-fix-on-its-thorny-subject-matter/

 

New Head Of CIA National Clandestine Service Featured In Wikileaks Cables …

Firedoglake

The new head of the CIA National Clandestine Service, Francis “Frank”

Archibald, is listed in the Wikileaks Cables as authoring a confidential

report from the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan regarding the naming of the

embassy legal attache in a detainee …

http://news.firedoglake.com/2013/05/21/new-head-of-cia-national-clandestine-service-featured-in-wikileaks-cables-on-torture-case/

 

Julian Assange – Julian Assange Wanted Benedict Cumberbatch To Quit …

Contactmusic.com

Wanted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pleaded with British actor Benedict

Cumberbatch to drop out of the Hollywood adaptation of his story after

objecting to an early version of the film’s script. Julian Assange.

Picture: Julian Assange Julian …

http://www.contactmusic.com/news/julian-assange-wanted-benedict-cumberbatch-to-quit-wikileaks-film_3679429

 

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Julian Assange biopic moved forward to October

Digital Spy

… The Fifth Estate will now open on October 11. Directed by Bill Condon

(The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), the drama centres on the relationship

between Assange and Domscheit-Berg, which became increasingly fraught as

WikiLeaks’ influence grew.

http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/news/a483379/benedict-cumberbatchs-julian-assange-biopic-moved-forward-to-october.html

 

Op-Ed: US has become a surveillance state with no privacy rights

DigitalJournal.com

According to an article in the UK Daily Mail: “The US Department of

Homeland Security’s command center routinely monitors dozens of popular

websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, WikiLeaks and news and gossip

sites including the Huffington Post …

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/350542

 

War on Free Speech: Is violating the Constitution the new normal for the …

Computerworld (blog)

Back in 2010, it was said that if you were not “authorized” to have

discussed “classified” information disclosed from WikiLeaks, then you

could be implicated for crimes under the U.S. Espionage Act. One legal

expert warned that the Espionage Act could …

http://blogs.computerworld.com/privacy/22232/war-free-speech-violating-constitution-new-normal-government

 

Sweden Framing Assange, British Spy Messages Said to Say

Truthdig

The WikiLeaks founder revealed internal conversations among employees of

Britain’s intelligence agency in which agents apparently speculate that he

is the target of a “fit-up” by Swedish authorities seeking his

extradition on rape charges. Assange, who …

http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/british_spies_say_sweden_is_framing_julian_assange_20130521/?ln

 

Chemical Weapons Abuser Deplores Use Of Chemical Weapons

CounterCurrents.org

This must be the case with our venerable White House, from which we hear

daily pronouncements that are swiftly undermined by a tranche of WikiLeaks

cables, a closer look at the Excel spreadsheet, or a cursory inspection of

recent history. And yet the …

http://www.countercurrents.org/hirthler210513.htm

 

Virtually Everything the Government Did to WikiLeaks is Now Being …

By Trent Nelson

Trent Nelson May 22, 2013 Access & Censorship · Link: Virtually Everything

the Government Did to WikiLeaks is Now Being Done to Mainstream US

Reporters | Freedom of the Press Foundation. Did you like this article?

Share it with your …

http://theclick.us/2013/05/virtually-everything-the-government-did-to-wikileaks-is-now-being-done-to-mainstream-us-reporters/

 

Virtually Everything the Government Did to WikiLeaks is Now Being …

At Freedom of the Press Foundation, we believe it’s vital to defend

WikiLeaks’ right to gather and publish classified information in the public

interest, just as it’s …

https://pressfreedomfoundation.org/blog/2013/05/virtually-everything-government-did-wikileaks-now-being-done-mainstream-us-reporters

 

WikiLeaks prosecutor accepts GI’s plea to 1 count – Washington Times

Prosecutors say they will accept an Army private’s guilty plea to a lesser

version of one of the 22 counts he faces.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/21/wikileaks-prosecutor-accepts-gis-plea-1-count/

 

Deal on Osama bin Laden evidence made in WikiLeaks case – The …

Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private who gave US secrets to

WikiLeaks say they’ve reached a deal on evidence involving Osama bin Laden.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Deal-on-Osama-bin-Laden-evidence-made-in-WikiLeaks-case/articleshow/20181858.cms

 

WikiLeaks prosecutor accepts plea to 1 count | Navy Times …

The government will accept an Army private’s guilty plea to a lesser

version of one of the 22 counts he faces for sending more than 700000

classified U.S..

http://www.navytimes.com/article/20130521/NEWS/305210027/WikiLeaks-prosecutor-accepts-plea-1-count

 

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Can’t Get a Fix on Its …

There’s a thing that sometimes happens to copy editors, the workhorses who

do the final grammar cleanup, general fine-tuning, and, sometimes, …

http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-05-22/film/we-steal-secrets-the-story-of-wikileaks-can-t-get-a-fix-on-its-thorny-subject-matter/full/

 

WikiLeaks prosecutors accept GI’s plea to 1 count

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The government will accept an Army private’s

guilty plea to a lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces for

sending more than …

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/wikileaks-hearing-focuses-classified-evidence-0

 

WikiLeaks Party closer to registering | News.com.au

THE WikiLeaks political party is a step closer to being registered in

Australia.

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/national/wikileaks-party-closer-to-registering/story-e6frfku9-1226648205006

 

Deal on bin Laden evidence made in WikiLeaks case – Houston …

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private

who gave U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks say they’ve reached a deal on evidence

involving …

http://www.chron.com/news/us/article/WikiLeaks-hearing-focuses-on-classified-evidence-4533232.php

 

Trial Coming Soon for Soldier in WikiLeaks Case …

Bradley Manning, who has admitted giving thousands of classified documents

to the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, was due Tuesday in a military …

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/5/20/trial_coming_soon_for_soldier_in.htm

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