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Bradley Manning receives 35-year prison sentence, dishonorable discharge

This morning, at Fort Meade, Maryland, a military court sentenced Army Private Bradley Manning for releasing classified documents to the website Wikileaks. The 25-year-old soldier said he disclosed the information to blow the whistle on US government abuses that included the brutal killing of…

Manning to hear sentence on Wednesday

Today, Army Col. Denise Lind postponed announcing the sentence for Pfc. Bradley Manning’s until Wednesday, at 10 a.m. (WJLA) The charges against Manning carry penalties that could imprison him for as much as 90 years. Government prosecutors have asked the…

Judge expected to sentence Bradley Manning on Tuesday

The sentencing phase of the Bradley Manning case continued last week, with the court issuing a “special findings” report. The Defense has requested the Court to issue special findings regarding the offenses for which the Court found PFC Manning guilty.…

Colbert: Who was Bradley Manning spying for?

This week, a judge declared Army whistleblower Bradley Manning “not guilty” this week of “aiding the enemy,” the most serious charge against him. But, the judge also found Manning “guilty” of violating that Espionage Act. Comedian Stephen Colbert analyzes the…

Verdict in Bradley Manning trial to be announced Tuesday

The verdict in the trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning will be issued Tuesday at Fort Meade, Maryland, at 1 pm ET.  At Manning’s request, the decision rests with Judge Denise Lind, a U.S. Army Colonel. The trial concluded Friday…

Defense rests in Bradley Manning trial

The defense portion of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning’s trial concluded on Wednesday after three days of testimony from a total of ten witnesses. One of the witnesses, Colonel Morris Davis, the former chief military prosecutor at Guantánamo appeared this morning on Democracy…

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Trial of Bradley Manning begins at Fort Meade

The trial of Private Bradley Manning, began Monday at Fort Meade, a military base in Maryland, north of Washington, DC.  Manning has been in custody since his arrest on May 29, 2010 on charges of disclosing classified information to Wikileaks. Lt. Colonel David…