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Bradley Manning in court, Day One

UPDATE: This livefeed from The Guardian lucidly describes the details as the defense wraps up (12/21/11). http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/blog/2011/dec/21/bradley-manning-hearing-live-updates For some background, see my March 2011 posts on Manning, Part One and Part Two. See also the video of the US military … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy and horror: Bradley Manning, or how the US treats its citizens

The facts about Bradley Manning’s detention, detailed below, are shocking. Manning is being held in extreme situations that easily pass the threshold for psychological torture and cruel and degrading punishment, both unlawful under US law. Let’s remind ourselves as well … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning’s torture: this is how the US treats its own citizens

Bradley Manning is suspected by the government of having handed over a Lady Gaga CD that actually contained secret government documents to an unknown party that eventually forwarded it to Wikileaks. I repeat that he is only “suspected” of having … Continue reading

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