This is Manning’s full statement to the public: Subject: The Next Stage of My Life I want to thank everybody who has supported me over the last three years. Throughout this long ordeal, your letters of support and encouragement have helped keep me strong. I am forever indebted to those who wrote to me, made a donation to my defense fund, or came to watch a portion of the trial.
Petition to have Bradley Manning pardoned:http://action.firedoglake.com/page/m/5958d046/4597d4b4/62e2f6d2/3dc76ea9/2227044611/VEsH/Petition to give Bradley Manning the Nobel Peace Prize:http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=7612Write to Bradley Manning:http://www.bradleymanning.org/learn-more/write-to-bradley-manning
Yep, you read that right. Seven hours standing naked. And it get better: “According to First Lieutenant Brian Villard, a Marine spokesman, the decision was ‘not punitive’ and done in accordance with Brig rules“. What is amazing here is not only that this type of torture is apparently legal, but that it is not even a disciplinary punishment. The list of US and international conventions, law, and treaties this kind
David just email me his new song ‘Song for Bradely Manning’. He has not made a professional quality recording of the song yet, but he has shared it by posting a homemade video of him singing it on YouTube. I recently met David face to face for the first time and introduced him to my wife and kids. It was a huge joy and honor for me to finally give
By Glenn Greenwald for Salon.com Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old U.S. Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has never been convicted of that crime, nor of any other crime. Despite that, he has been detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia for five months — and for two months before that in a military jail in Kuwait — under conditions that constitute cruel and inhumane treatment