Bradley Manning / Wikileaks Newslinks 8 July 2013

8 July 2013 —

Defense gets its turn to present case as WikiLeaks trial for Bradley Manning …

Washington Post

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private who admittedly sent troves of classified information to WikiLeaks is preparing to refute the government’s charge that he aided the enemy. The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning enters its sixth week Monday at Fort …


Man holding “Free Manning” sign arrested at 4th of July parade

Boing Boing

… the parade route in downtown La Porte. Urbanski was asked to leave

after he was caught carrying a sign reading “Free Manning,” a reference to

Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is facing prosecution after giving intelligence

to the anti-secrecy website …


Whistleblowers aren’t treated so harshly everywhere

For leaking hugely important information to the press, ex-intelligence

contractor Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier being tried

by a military court in Maryland, face charges of espionage. It’s as if

they’d sold nuclear secrets to the …


WikiLeaks: Stealing secrets proves sobering viewing


In the Wiki Leaks story that role is fulfilled by Bradley Manning, the

young American soldier currently on trial for leaking thousands of

documents to WikiLeaks while working as an intelligence analyst in Baghdad.

“I think he’s different from Kesey and …


Will a wave of leakers undercut America’s national security?

Fabius Maximus (blog)

Two of the most prominent recent leakers are of Generation X: Bradley

Manning (born 1987) and Edward Snowden (born 1983). They grew up hearing

stories about the civil disobedience of the 1960s and 1970s. That turned

out well for many of the perps.


What’s News Today, Monday, July 8, 2013


The Bradley Manning Wikileaks trial resumes today as the defense is

expected to begin its case. Manning faces nearly two dozen charges–

including aiding the enemy– which carries a possible life sentence. Now to

a few traffic alerts that may impact …


Snowden seeks asylum in Nicaragua, according to news reports

El Universal

In the letter, which according to press reports was sent by Snowden himself

to Nicaragua’s embassy in Moscow, the analyst invokes the risk of an unfair

trial in the United States and compares his case to that of US soldier

Bradley Manning, the origin …


Meet the Millennial, a warrior of self-belief

Sydney Morning Herald

At the trial of Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of passing

classified material to the WikiLeaks website, attorneys are arguing over

what the prosecution calls Manning’s ”arrogance” and the defence call his

”good intentions”. But Manning’s …


Defense Gets Its Turn to Present in WikiLeaks Case

ABC News

An Army private who admittedly sent troves of classified information to

WikiLeaks is preparing to refute the government’s charge that he aided the

enemy. The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning enters its sixth week

Monday at Fort Meade, near Baltimore.



Daily Star

Then there’s Private Bradley Manning, the troubled whistleblower who has

been incarcerated for three years in horrible conditions by the spiteful US

authorites. But the people who could have suffered the most as a result of

Wikileaks’ crusade are off …


India rejects Snowden’s asylum request

Frontier Post

Transparency campaign group Wikileaks said Monday that Snowden had

submitted asylum requests to 21 nations including India, Russia, China and

Brazil as well as his preferred destinations Ecuador and Iceland. The

Kremlin announced Tuesday that he …


Ecuador FM says he doesn’t know where Snowden is – – Columbia …


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said Snowden was safe but he couldn’t

elaborate. The secrets-spilling organization has embraced Snowden and his

efforts to gain asylum. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights

reserved. This material may …


Spying scandal: double standards

SOME TIME ago when Wikileaks started spilling beans, there were not many

shock waves across the globe. For the public, it was just an authentication

of long-perceived views about their political leaders how they betray their

own people. Wikileaks …


When the big brother is watching

Ever since WikiLeaks happened, that is since Julian Assange went public

with classified US communications, and now with whistleblower Edward

Snowden, we have discovered how Uncle Sam has been eavesdropping and

peeping into our lives for some …


Why Are Latin American Countries Saying Yes to Snowden?


On Friday WikiLeaks, the organization that publishes private, and often top

secret, information from anonymous sources, announced in a post on Twitter

that Snowden “applied to another six countries for asylum.” The tweet came

after an earlier …


Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong earlier this year …

ABC News

… revealing classified government information. On Friday, WikiLeaks, the

organization that publishes private, and often top secret, information from

anonymous sources, announced in a post on Twitter that Snowden “applied to

another six countries for …


Cuba backs Snowden asylum offers from allies

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has sought asylum in 21

countries, WikiLeaks said. The petitions on Snowden’s behalf were made to

Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Cuba, Finland, France, Germany, India,

Italy, Ireland, Netherlands …


Jemima Khan’s screenplay in the works

NOW that heiress Jemima Khan no longer has to worry about Julian Assange,

the fugitive founder of WikiLeaks whom she supported financially but with

whom she has since fallen out, she has more time to concentrate on what may

be a more gratifying project …


Bolivia joins Venezuela and Nicaragua in offering Snowden asylum

The Upcoming

WikiLeaks earlier confirmed the whistleblower had applied to six additional

countries, but wouldn’t reveal their identities “due to attempted US

interference”. Bolivian president Evo Morales has come forward in support

of Edward Snowden, offering the …


AFP Americas News Agenda for July 8


FORT MEADE, Maryland: Lawyers open the defense in the trial of US soldier

Bradley Manning, who has admitted to leaking a trove of secret documents to

WikiLeaks but denies helping Al-Qaeda. Starts at 1430 GMT.



Edward Snowden continues to be published by WikiLeaks after yet …

By Brad McLeod

MOSCOW — Former NSA worker and notable whistleblower, Edward Snowden, has

continued to release top-secret documents about American mass-surveillance

through and has no plans to stop; unless of course he can get

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