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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…