Bradley Manning

  • Manning files bid for Obama pardon: Lawyer September 4, 2013

    Washington: Lawyers for Chelsea Manning filed a request for a pardon from President Barack Obama following the soldier's 35-year jail sentence for the biggest intelligence leak in US history. "Private Manning's pardon request was filed today by our office," attorney David Coombs said on Twitter Tuesday. The lawyer had indicated his intention...
  • Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender August 23, 2013

    Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown. Unlike the court-martial Manning faced for leaking the data, the next challenge could play out in federal...
  • US soldier Manning who was sentenced for leaking army secrets says he is a woman August 22, 2013

    Washington: US soldier Bradley Manning, sentenced for leaking classified US documents, said he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea. A statement from Manning was read on NBC News's "Today" program on Thursday. Manning, 25, was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years in a military prison for turning...
  • WilkiLeaks case: Manning's family saddened by 35-year sentence August 22, 2013

    Hanovar: The family of US Army Pfc Bradley Manning says they are saddened and disappointed in the 35-year sentence he received for giving troves of military and government secrets to WikiLeaks. Manning's attorney David Coombs read a statement from the family Wednesday during a news conference. The statement from the family...
  • Manning gets 35 years in jail for leaking US army secrets to WikiLeaks August 21, 2013

    Maryland: Bradley Manning, the US soldier convicted of the biggest breach of classified data in the nation's history by providing files to Wikileaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday. Judge Colonel Denise Lind, who in July convicted Manning of 20 charges including espionage and theft, could have sentenced...
  • US Army judge to sentence WikiLeaks' Bradley Manning on Wednesday August 21, 2013

    Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of giving classified US files to WikiLeaks, will be told at 10 am EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday how much of his life will be spent in a military prison, a US Army spokesman said on Tuesday. The judge, Colonel Denise Lind, began deliberating Manning's sentence...
  • Bradley Manning sentence likely to come next week: Judge August 17, 2013

    A military judge says Army Pfc Bradley Manning's prison sentence for leaking scads of classified information through WikiLeaks will likely be announced next week. The court-martial was in session for only about 30 minutes on Friday. Prosecutors presented four bits of evidence retrieved from Manning's personal computer, mostly communications with his...
  • US soldier Bradley Manning could break silence as WikiLeaks trial nears end August 15, 2013

    Fort Meade: US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, convicted of providing a massive trove of secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest data breach in US history, could break a long silence on Wednesday as the sentencing phase of his court-martial ends. Manning, 25, faces up to 90 years in...
  • Petition endorses Bradley Manning for Nobel Peace Prize August 13, 2013

    Nobel Prize committee officials say they have received a petition claiming some 100,000 signatures that endorses awarding the peace prize to US soldier Bradley Manning, who faces up to 90 years in prison for disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks. Peace laureate Mairead Maguire nominated Army Pfc. Manning for the prize in...
  • Military judge cuts potential sentence for WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning August 6, 2013

    Fort Meadea: US military judge reduced potential prison time for Private First Class Bradley Manning to 90 years from 136 years on Tuesday by ruling that some sentences for leaking secret files to WikiLeaks should be merged. Court-martial Judge Colonel Denise Lind convicted Manning, 25, last week on 19 criminal counts,...
  • Monotonous, rigid military prison life awaits Bradley Manning August 5, 2013

    New York: Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in US history, faces the prospect of years of monotony with no Internet access in a small military prison cell but he would likely be allowed to mix with other inmates and exercise outdoors. The 25-year-old Manning,...
  • World View: Should WikiLeaks give up its fight for transparency? August 8, 2013

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to World View with me. Edward Snowden gets asylum finally and the US getting angry. Julian assange is also talking about Bradley manning verdict. On the show, Jennifer Robinson, lawyer of wikileaks and legal advisor to asssange, will join us from London. Later on the...
  • Bradley Manning's leaks endangered informants, says US trial witness August 3, 2013

    A US State Department official contended in court on Friday that convicted soldier Bradley Manning's leaks of classified diplomatic cables led to foreign informants being moved over fears for their safety. The official, Michael Kozak, was called by US military prosecutors to testify in the sentencing phase of Manning's court-martial over...
  • US: Whistleblower Bradley Manning not found guilty of aiding the enemy July 31, 2013

    Whistleblower Bradley Manning - responsible for the leak of US diplomatic cables is found not guilty of aiding the enemy, however the Military court found him guilty of most other charges including 5 counts of theft. The US soldier was responsible for the largest ever leak of 7 lakh sheets...
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange condemns Manning verdict, Obama July 31, 2013

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused President Barack Obama of "national security extremism" on Tuesday after an American military judge convicted Bradley Manning over the biggest leak of classified documents in US history. Praising Manning as "the most important journalistic source that the world has ever seen", Assange said the US soldier,...
  • US Wikileaks case: Manning acquitted of aiding enemy, still may face long jail term July 31, 2013

    A military judge on Tuesday found US soldier Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge he faced for handing over documents to WikiLeaks, but he still likely faces a long jail term after being found guilty of 19 other counts. Colonel Denise Lind ruled the 25-year-old...
  • US Wikileaks case: Bradley Manning found not guilty of aiding the enemy, convicted of 5 counts of espionage July 30, 2013

    Fort Meade Md: US Army Pfc Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the case, Army Colonel Denise Lind, announced the verdict Tuesday. The charge was the most serious of 21 counts. It carried a possible life sentence...
  • US WikiLeaks case: Bradley Manning to face charge of aiding the enemy July 20, 2013

    Ford Meade: The military judge hearing the court-martial of the US soldier accused of the biggest leak of classified material in the nation's history refused on Thursday to dismiss the most severe charge the defendant faces, aiding the enemy. That is one of 21 counts that US Army Private First Class...
  • WikiLeaks case: US soldier pleads guilty to misusing data March 1, 2013

    Fort Meade (Maryland): The US Army private accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty on Thursday to misusing classified material he felt "should become public," but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy. Private First Class Bradley Manning, 25, entered the pleas prior to his...
  • WikiLeaks suspect Manning defers plea February 24, 2012

    Fort Meade: US Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, accused of the largest leak of classified documents in US history, deferred a plea in a military court arraignment on Thursday, marking the first step in a court-martial that could land him in prison for life. In Thursday's procedure, Manning, 24, was formally...
  • US moves WikiLeaks soldier to Kansas jail April 20, 2011

    Washington: The Obama administration, under criticism for its treatment of the US soldier accused of leaking secret documents that appeared on the WikiLeaks website, is transferring the detainee to a Kansas jail. Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon's general counsel, said on Tuesday that Bradley Manning was being moved from a Marine base...
  • WikiLeaks suspect forced to sleep naked in jail March 17, 2011

    Washington: The Army private suspected of giving classified US documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks was forced to sleep naked in a military jail at least once this week, the Marine Corps acknowledged on Thursday after the soldier's lawyer complained. Commanders of the prison near Washington...
  • Execute WikiLeaks whistleblower: US law maker August 4, 2010

    Washington: WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, who is accused of leaking over 90,000 intelligence documents, should be given death if he is found guilty, said a US Congressman. Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, told Michigan-based WHMI radio on Monday that the charges against Bradley Manning deserved...
  • Manning, the soldier who leaked USA's secrets August 2, 2010

    Bradley Manning has been accused of sending over 90 thousand pages of documents on the war in Afghanistan to Wikileaks. Manning, an intelligence analyst, was based in Iraq and had a top security clearance, which gave him access to sensitive information. ...
  • US identifies Armyman who leaked war documents July 27, 2010

    London: US officials claim to have identified a 22-year-old arrested Army intelligence analyst as a possible suspect in leaking classified US documents on the war in Afghanistan. Bradley Manning, arrested in May 2009, is believed to be the main suspect who leaked the information to Wikileaks. He has already claimed he...
  • US soldier arrested for Baghdad video leak June 8, 2010

    Baghdad: A US soldier has been arrested in connection with the release of a classified video showing a 2007 helicopter attack that killed a dozen people in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff, the US military said on Monday. Army Specialist Bradley Manning, 22, of Potomac, Maryland, who was...