August 31, 2014
by Neil Devlin
Six hundred and twenty-one detainees have been transferred from Guantanamo Bay since 2002. NPR and The New York Times have identified at least a dozen of the 621 whom have resumed terrorist activities. Of that dozen, two became leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The news outlets ...[read more]
April 14, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
US Army Major General Jeffery S. Buchanan on Monday upheld Private Chelsea Manning's conviction and prison sentence for turning over classified information to WikiLeaks. Manning is currently serving her 35-year prison sentence in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and she could be released as early as ...[read more]
September 5, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning on Tuesday filed for a presidential pardon of her 35-year sentence. In the cover letter of the pardon request, Manning's lawyer argued that his client disclosed sensitive information neither to harm the US nor for monetary gain. The lawyer further claimed that most of the ...[read more]
August 21, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
US Military Judge Denise Lind on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for his disclosure of classified information to the anti-secrecy organization Wikileaks. Manning was found guilty last month of violating the Espionage Act but was acquitted of the more serious ...[read more]
August 7, 2013
by G. Redd
Colonel Denise Lind on Tuesday granted in part a defense motion to merge Pfc. Manning's convictions for sentencing purposes, reducing the possible maximum sentence from 136 to 90 years. Manning was convicted of 20 counts of espionage, theft, and fraud last week for releasing military documents to ...[read more]
July 30, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
Military Judge Denise Lind on Tuesday found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning guilty of violations of the Espionage Act for his disclosure of classified information to anti-secrecy organization, Wikileaks. The judge, however, acquitted Manning of the more serious charge of "aiding the enemy." In 2010 ...[read more]
July 3, 2013
by Sydney Normil
Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday said that US authorities' efforts to thwart Edward Snowden's attempts to seek asylum amount to serious human rights violations. According to Wikileaks, a whistleblower website, Snowden submitted asylum applications to a host of countries, including Ecuador, ...[read more]
June 3, 2013
by G. Redd
The bench trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning started Monday at Forte Meade, Maryland, nearly three years after his initial arrest. Manning faces a variety of charges related to his release of thousands of classified military documents that were later published on Wikileaks. The most serious ...[read more]
April 18, 2013
by Keith Herting
The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Wednesday rejected a request by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) to have access to court documents from the case against Bradley Manning. CCR had filed a lawsuit seeking extraordinary relief by opening "public and press access to the ...[read more]
April 11, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
At a preliminary hearing on Wednesday Military Judge Denise Lind ruled the state must prove Pfc. Bradley Manning knowingly helped al Qaeda. Manning has pleaded guilty to several other charges, but is contesting the most serious charge of aiding the enemy. Lind ruled that to meet the standard of ...[read more]

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