Manning gives thanks to MLK, Malcolm X in rare prison statement

27 November 2013 — RT

In one of the few statements made to the public since she was sentenced this summer for crimes related to the unauthorized disclosure of classified information to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, Manning tells TIME Magazine that she’s hesitant to celebrate Thanksgiving due to the true nature of the sordid relationship between European settlers and Native Americans. Nevertheless, Manning writes from prison that she’s thankful for being aware of such atrocities, and this Thanksgiving appreciates the efforts of Americans who “dare to ask probing, even dangerous, questions.”

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The courage of Bradley Manning will inspire others to seize their moment of truth By John Pilger

8 August 2013 — John Pilger

The critical moment in the political trial of the century was on 28 February when Bradley Manning stood and explained why he had risked his life to leak tens of thousands of official files. It was a statement of morality, conscience and truth: the very qualities that distinguish human beings. This was not deemed mainstream news in America; and were it not for Alexa O’Brien, an independent freelance journalist, Manning’s voice would have been silenced. Working through the night, she transcribed and released his every word. It is a rare, revealing document.

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Wikileaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 16 July 2013

16 July 2013 —

WikiLeaks trial: judge hears dismissal arguments


Instead, he gave them to WikiLeaks in an attempt to “spark reform” and provoke debate. He said Manning had no way of knowing whether al-Qaida would access the website and said a military report from 2008 showed the government didn’t even know.


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 10 July 2013

10 July 2013 —

Key witness in Bradley Manning trial: Guantánamo files just ‘baseball cards’

The Guardian

A key defence witness at the trial of Bradley Manning has told the court that in his expert opinion as a former chief prosecutor at Guantánamo Bay, the assessment files on detainees passed by the young soldier to WikiLeaks would have had no value to …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 9 July 2013

9 July 2013 —


Of drones and whistleblowers

The Guardian (Australia)

While courageous whistleblower Bradley Manning continues to languish in a US military prison for daring to tell the world about the deliberate US policy of assassinating civilians and other unarmed opponents of its policies, the US leadership continues … 


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 4-5 July 2013

5 July 2013 —


5 July 2013

Missourians rally in support of Snowden and whistleblowing


As the National Security Agency domestic-spying controversy unfolds nationally, community members from across Missouri have rallied in support of whistle blowers like Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden. Manning is accused of leaking classified …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 1 July 2013

1 July 2013 —


Bradley Manning sympathetic star of WikiLeaks doc

Reading Eagle

“And after all, this is a story about a leaking machine that’s supposed to keep everyone anonymous, but it turns out it’s not that simple. It turns out that leaking ends up being a human relationship, and so in that context you have to know about …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 28-29 June 2013

29 June 2013 —


29 June 2013

‘Bradley Manning leaked classified info cables to WikiLeaks’

Hindu Business Line

US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed potentially damaging classified information in at least 117 of the more than 250,000 US State Department cables he has acknowledged sending to WikiLeaks, according to evidence prosecutors presented at his …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 24 June 2013

24 June 2013 —


‘I Am Bradley Manning’ Say Celebrities in New Campaign

A new video campaign has been released that sees celebrities proclaim “I Am Bradley Manning,” a drive they hope will help promote support for Manning’s cause. The video, part of the wider I Am Bradley Manning campaign, sees actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, …

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Wikileaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 21 June 2013

21 June 2013 —

WikiLeaks plane ‘ready’ to bring Snowden to Iceland

Times of India

REYKJAVIK: A chartered private jet is ready to bring US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden to Iceland from Hong Kong, a businessman connected to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks said on late Thursday. “Everything is ready on our side and the plane …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 14 June 2014

14 June 2013 —


Bradley Manning vs Edward Snowden: Comparing America’s whistleblowers

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden (left) speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. In the image on the right, U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning is escorted as he leaves a military court at the end of the first of a three-day …


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