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Bradley Manning Torture

Chelsea Manning Gender Dysphoria: ACLU Says Military Prison Policy Raises Constitutional Issues

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The military policy against providing hormone therapy to prisoners like Chelsea Manning raises "serious constitutional concerns," an American Civil Li...

Bradley Manning Headed To Prison, While Those Who Authorized Torture Go Free

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for releasing 700,000 documents about the United States' worldwide...

Matt Sledge

Bradley Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For WikiLeaks Disclosures | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for handing WikiLeaks a massive cache of sensitive government docu...

The Shameful Exploitation of Bradley Manning

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

What is protected in the First Amendment is not the right of commercial enterprises to exploit the news for profit, but rather of citizens to become informed. That requires the courage of heroic sources, including Bradley Manning.

Matt Sledge

WikiLeaks Army Private Turns Tables On Military | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

Bradley Manning is finally getting his day in court. The Army private accused of giving thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks took the witnes...

Judge Bars Torture Investigator From Testifying In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge on Thursday largely barred an Army private from presenting evidence at his trial that the mountain of classif...

U.S. Breaks Rules In Bradley Manning Case: U.N. Official

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.11.2011 | World

GENEVA -- The United Nations' torture investigator on Tuesday accused the United States of violating U.N. rules by refusing him unfettered access to t...

U.S. Torture Must Be Taken Seriously

Jack Healey | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Jack Healey

When the U.S. calls on Zimbabwe and Burma to open their gates to independent monitors, our government's words hold little weight. All torture undermines American credibility abroad.

My Experience Dealing With the Department of Defense Regarding Pfc. Manning Has Been Kafkaesque

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Since my initial request to visit Bradley Manning, the Department of Defense has consistently sought to frustrate any attempts to communicate with him regarding his well-being.

Bradley Manning's Treatment Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Tanya Greene | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Tanya Greene

Critics have rightly pointed out that the our government should not violate the fundamental human rights of Pfc. Manning, regardless of any crimes he may have committed. The same is true for every other prisoner in solitary confinement in this country.

Amanda Terkel

Interview With Ousted State Dept. Spokesman P.J. Crowley | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite resigning as State Department spokesman on March 13, P.J. Crowley remains deeply concerned about the effect that deep cuts to th...

P.J. Crowley: 'No Regrets' Over Manning Comments That Sparked Resignation

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

Former State Department spokesperson P.J. Crowley said Monday that he felt "no regrets" over the comments that sparked his resignation. Crowley, in...

P.J. Crowley's Ousting Shows White House Concern Over Inconsistent Messages

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

It's ironic that PJ Crowley went to MIT to talk about the power of new media on foreign policy issues only to find that a blog posting of his remarks ended his career as America's top foreign policy spokesman.

WikiLeaks Suspect Left Naked For 7 Hours

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - The Army private suspected of giving classified U.S. documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks was forced to sleep...

Bradley Manning's Confinement Conditions Are 'Not Customary'

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Manning is held in maximum custody, alone in a six by 12 feet cell. He is not allowed sheets or pillows to sleep with. If he tries to do sit-ups, guards stop him. He's also said to be a threat to himself. His lawyer says that's a ruse.