Bradley Manning Newslinks 11 July 2013

11 July 2013 —

Bradley Manning defence rests after calling just 10 witnesses

The Guardian

The defence has rested its case in the trial of the WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning, rounding off its portrayal of the US soldier as a young man who accepted that he was wrong to have leaked a vast trove of state secrets but who had no “general evil …


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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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Wikileaks Newslinks 9 July 2013

9 July 2013 —

WikiLeaks trial opens with leaked video of US helicopter attack

CTV News

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for a U.S. Army soldier who gave thousands of classified documents to the secrets-spilling website WikiLeaks opened their defence at his trial Monday with leaked video of a helicopter attack in Baghdad — footage that … 


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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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Wikileaks Newslinks 7 June 2013

7 June 2013 —


3 days in, WikiLeaks trial comes into focus


FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Three days into Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial for giving thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks, prosecutors have shown the soldier was trained to guard classified information and knew it could easily fall into …


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 6 June 2013

6 June 2013 —


Bradley Manning remembered as a computer whiz

Los Angeles Times

MEADE, Md. — Bradley Manning’s former Army supervisor described him Wednesday as a highly competent computer whiz who could easily get around secret passwords to retrieve information about enemy terrorist cells. “He indicated to me he was very …,0,3183792.story


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Bradley Manning Newslinks 30 November 2012

30 November 2012


Bradley Manning Speaks Publicly for First…

ABC News

Private First Class Bradley Manning, the American soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified and confidential military and diplomatic documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, took the stand in a military court today to make …


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Wikileaks Newslinks 24 February 2012

24 February

WikiLeaks suspect Manning defers plea, court-martial begins
Military prosecutors say Manning downloaded more than 700000 classified or confidential documents and transferred thousands to WikiLeaks, which promotes leaking government and corporate information. Manning’s plea deferral allows his defense team time …

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 24 February 2012

24 February

Bradley Manning defers plea after being formally charged with aiding the enemy
Media Guardian
Bradley Manning, the American soldier accused of being the source of the biggest leak of US state secrets in history, was on Thursday formally charged with aiding the enemy, during the first day of his court martial. If found guilty, he faces a maximum …

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Wikileaks Newslinks 18 December 2011

18 December 2011 —

WikiLeaks investigators ‘feared Bradley Manning had links to foreign agents’
The Guardian
At a preliminary hearing in the case of Private Bradley Manning – the soldier suspected of being a WikiLeaks source – an army computer crimes specialist spoke of his initial concerns of involvement by an overseas agency, noting that the suspect had …

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