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Mar 15, 2012

Army Private First Class Bradley Manning appeared in court Thursday morning. At the hearing prosecutors accused Manning of aiding the terrorist group al-Qaeda. For allegedly releasing thousands of documents to the whistleblower site Wikileaks, the government has charged Manning with nearly two dozen crimes.

As he awaits trial, however, many doubt Manning will receive a fair hearing. According to some reports, the soldier was tortured while he was locked up for more than a year in military custody and some say that PFC Manning was treated worse than a terrorist at Guantanamo Bay. Zack Pesavento of the Bradley Manning Support Network is one of those critics, and he brings us his latest following Thursday's hearing at Fort Meade, Maryland.

March 15, 2012

Bradley Manning's Solitary Confinement Treatment Clearly Violate the Constitution

Earlier this week, U.S. State Department spokesperson P.J. Crowley resigned after describing the confinement of accused WikiLeaks whistleblower, Army Private Bradley Manning, as "ridiculous" and "stupid." Manning is being held in "maximum security confinement" at the U.S. Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia. Democracy Now! interviews Daniel Ellsberg, perhaps this country's most famous whistleblower and one of Manning's staunchest public supporters.

"Manning] is being held essentially in isolation, solitary confinement, for something over nine months, something that is likely to drive a person mad and may be the intent of what's going on here," Ellsberg says.

Mar 6, 2012

The UN special rapporteur on torture has found that the US authorities subjected WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.

Press TV talks with Interview with Edward Spannaus, a legal affairs editor with the Executive Intelligence Review, to shed further light on the issue.

Say's Obama needs to go, and that Bradley Manning is not alone, as all whistle-blowers are treated the same if the are still breathing air.

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