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Bradley Manning Wikileaks

Matt Sledge

Media Organizations Urge Military To Allow Stenographers In Bradley Manning Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- A coalition of news organizations signed onto a letter urging the military to overturn its decision to deny press credentials to tw...

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Bradley Manning Trial Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three years ago the transparency website WikiLeaks released a video of a U.S. Apache helicopter gunning down Reuters journalists on a Ba...

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Julian Assange Sues Military Over Bradley Manning Trial Secrecy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of activists and journalists, including WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Department o...

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24 Witnesses Will Testify In Secret In Bradley Manning Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The military judge overseeing the trial of Bradley Manning ruled Tuesday that "there are no alternatives to closure" of the court d...

Manning Going Back To Court

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The Army private who gave more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to WikiLeaks is returning to Fort Meade for the last schedu...

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Bradley Manning Supporters Forced To Crowdfund Court Stenographer

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Fed up with the military's limits on access to the court martial of Bradley Manning, the Army private who has admitted to sending hundreds...

Controversy Swirls Around SF Pride Parade

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 04.27.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration said Friday that the U.S. Army pr...

Bradley Manning Named Honorary Grand Marshal Of Gay Rights Parade

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration said Friday that the U.S. Ar...

Shocking Figure Named Pride Grand Marshal

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

Update: SF Pride has now announced that Bradley Manning will not be the Grand Marshal of this year's pride parade. On Friday evening, SF Pride board p...

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Military Court Slams Door On Transparency In Bradley Manning Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Lawyers may appeal a ruling made by the military's highest court that they say slams the door on transparency in the Bradley Manning court...

Military Court Stays Out Of Debate Over Manning Documents

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military's highest court says it isn't the right place for a dispute over public access to documents in the court-martial of Pf...

Judge Allows Unexpected Move In Manning Trial

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- A military judge cleared the way Wednesday for a member of the team that raided Osama bin Laden's compound to testify at the trial ...

Manning Pretrial Hearing Focuses On Evidence

Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. -- An Army private who sent reams of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website is returning to a military court...

A Salute to Bradley Manning, Whistleblower, As We Hear His Words for the First Time

Daniel Ellsberg | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Daniel Ellsberg

Today, the Freedom of the Press Foundation has published an audio recording of Bradley Manning's speech to a military court from two weeks ago, in which he gives his reasons and motivations behind leaking over 700,000 government documents to WikiLeaks.

LISTEN: Manning Audio Released

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Freedom of Press Foundation released audio late Monday of Pfc. Bradley Manning's statement before a military court in Fort Meade, Md...

Manning Reveals Why He Leaked Bombshell Docs

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — While it may be a curious legal strategy, an Army private's decision to admit in court that he sent hundreds of thousands of classi...

Manning Pleads Guilty To Some Charges

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — Bradley Manning, the Army private arrested in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history, pleaded guilty Thursday...

Manning Set To Tell Big Secret

Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

By BEN NUCKOLS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- An Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history is set to tel...

Manning Docs Released

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The military has released some court documents in the case of an Army private accused of giving classified material to the anti-sec...

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Manning Charges

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private accused of sending classified material to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has not been denied a speedy tria...

Appeals Court Rules On WikiLeaks Investigation

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- A federal appeals court ruled Friday that prosecutors can demand Twitter account information of certain users in their criminal probe...

Manning Making New Contention

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- A military judge's ruling on Wednesday tightly limited an Army private's ability to argue he had good reasons for allegedly sending...

Punishment Before Trial: More Than 1,000 Days and Counting

Graham Nash | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Graham Nash

In my humble opinion, the judges' ruling, granting Manning a 112-day reduction in any sentence he might receive, is welcome but far short of true justice. If the military broke its own laws and President Obama even declared publicly that Manning had broken the law, then how can anyone say that this could be a "fair" trial?

The CIA Goes To Hollywood, And John Brennan Takes Flak

Matt Sledge | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Matt Sledge

Zooming in on the CIA Journalist Ted Gup in a New York Times op-ed says "The C.I.A. invokes secrecy to serve its interests but abandons it to burnish...

Government Says WikiLeaks No Different From New York Times At Bradley Manning Hearing

Matt Sledge | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Matt Sledge

The last two days of pretrial hearings for Bradley Manning have seen a couple of interesting developments: First, Judge Army Col. Denise Lind waded i...