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As we hear the disturbing news that whistleblower Bradley Manning has been sentenced to thirty-five years for revealing war crimes, I’d like to recommend our readers check out Christopher Yates’ article “The Whistleblower’s mad moral courage” in the Guardian. Continue Reading…

Bradley Manning – A five-minute film by Freedom of the Press Foundation Board member and award-winning documentarian Laura Poitras

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On February 28th, Bradley Manning made a 35-page statement at his trial in which he explained his motivation in releasing documents and video to the public. The extract below, from Manning’s statement, deals with the “collateral damage” video which Manning courageously leaked to Wikileaks, and which shows civilians, including 2 cameramen, being attacked and killed by a US helicopter gunship. The Pentagon repeatedly denied the existence of this video and refused to release it when requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Those responsible for this war crime have faced no justice. Continue Reading…

Bradley Manning has won the Guardian Person of the Year with a landslide 70% of the vote. Bradley was nominated by readers Michael Meo and M Henri after the Guardian’s editorial staff failed to pick the obvious people’s choice. Continue Reading…

Bradley Manning is a whistleblower, human rights defender and worthy recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize. Yet powerful forces in the US state are working to lock him up and throw away the key. The vindictive nature of his incarceration is exposed in the defense motion to dismiss the charges against him for unlawful pre-trial punishment. Continue Reading…

Bradley Manning

“Real power begins where secrecy begins” – Hannah Arendt, The Origin of Totalitarianism

A new report states that Bradley Manning, who is currently in military custody in the United States awaiting trial for passing information to Wikileaks, “acted as a whistleblower and should be treated as such.”

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