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Bradley to take stand tomorrow to
justify WikiLeaks releases
Ft. Meade, MD--This Thursday, Feb. 28, from 9:30am in the courtroom at Ft.
Meade, MD, Army Private First Class Bradley Manning is expected to publicly
explain his reasons for releasing classified information through WikiLeaks. Read more...
International actions demonstrate enormous
After spending 1,005 days in prison, Bradley Manning entered into the latest
round of pre-trial hearings yesterday where Judge Denise Lind began the
proceedings by denying the defense's motion to dismiss charges due to the lack
of a speedy trial.
Her decision, while disappointing, exemplifies a courtroom so far unwilling
to provide justice for the 25-year-old whistleblower, fueling worldwide rallies
and demonstrations. This past Saturday, supporters gathered in more than 70
cities across the globe to Manning's release, suggesting the resolve of those in
Bradley's corner may far outweigh his short-sighted detractors.
Lind's ruling proves once again that this case will not only be decided at
Ft. Meade, but in the courtroom of public opinion, which is why the Bradley
Manning Support Network is now calling for June 1 as an International Day of
After more than three years of imprisonment, including nine months of
torture, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning’s trial is finally scheduled
to begin June 3, 2013, at Fort Meade, Md. The outcome of this trial will
determine whether the most important whistleblower of a generation spends the
rest of his life in prison.
As he made clear in his chat logs with Adrian Lamo in 2010, Bradley believed
that the American people have a right to know the truth about what our
government does around the world in our name. Now is the time we must send a
message to the military prosecuting authority and President Obama, that Bradley
Manning is a patriot and heroic truth-teller.
Day of action June 1; Fort Meade, worldwide
in support of Bradley on his 1000th day in prison without
June 1st is the International Day of Action to Support Bradley Manning. Join
us at Fort Meade on the eve of Bradley’s court martial. Sponsored by the Bradley
Manning Support Network, the national Veterans for Peace organization, Courage
to Resist, and endorsed by many more, supporters are encouraged to join us for
this historic day to send a strong message that this young man has been punished
enough and should be set free.
Solidarity actions are welcome at bases, recruiting centers and U.S.
Saturday, June 1
1pm Gather at Ft Meade Main Gate (Reece Road and US 175, Fort Meade,