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Manning Wins Round on WikiLeaks Helicopter Video, David Dishneau, Associated Press / Reader Supported News
28 June 13 | Army Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed potentially damaging classified information in at least 117 of the more than 250,000 State Department cables he has acknowledged sending to WikiLeaks, according to evidence prosecutors presented at his court-martial Thursday.
Artists, Activists Unite at Bradley Manning Trial, David Dishneau, Associated Press / Reader Supported News
27 June 13 | Clark Stoeckley is Bradley Manning's most visible supporter at the soldier's court-martial. He arrives each day in a white box truck with bold words painted on the sidets: "WikiLeaks TOP SECRET Mobile Information Collection Unit." The provocative gag even has a nonworking satellite dish and two fake security cameras on it.
Bill Simpich | New York Times "Aided the Enemy" Like Manning, Bill Simpich, Reader Supported News
21 June 13 | Here's the "aiding the enemy" statute that Manning is charged with. The military calls it Article 104; it is also known as 10 USC Section 904. The key phrases are highlighted: Any person who: (1) aids, or attempts to aid, the enemy with arms, ammunition, supplies, money, or other things; or (2) without proper authority, knowingly harbors or protects or gives intelligence to, or communicates or corresponds with or holds any intercourse with the enemy, either directly or indirectly; shall suffer death or such other punishment as a court-martial or military commission may direct.
Fight Over Truth in Bradley Manning's Trial, Nathan Fuller, Bradley Manning Support Network / Reader Supported News
18 June 13 | After a grueling 3 years in prison awaiting trial, 3 time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning's court martial has begun. Supporters held actions in solidarity with the heroic whistleblower. On June 1st the largest rally of supporters yet was held at Fort Meade, and throughout the week more than three dozen events were organized around the world.
Public Access Fight Over Manning Trial in Maryland Court, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press / Reader Supported News
18 June 13 | A government lawyer said Monday the U.S. Army has released the vast majority of court records in Pfc. Bradley Manning's case and told a civilian judge the dispute over the records had become moot. A lawyer for a constitutional rights group said there were still problems with public access and the military should make records from the soldier's court-martial available faster.
William Boardman | A Public Trial, Without the Public, William Boardman, Reader Supported News
14 June 13 | Public access to the Bradley Manning court-martial doesn't exist in any meaningful sense, despite the demands of the U.S. Constitution and the Manual for Courts-Martial United States (MCM) published by the U.S. Department of Defense, which is the prosecutor.
Manning Judge Rules Against RSN, Media Access, Reader Supported News
13 June 13 | Reader Supported News has been targeted by the US Army and denied media credentials to report at the Bradley Manning trial. We filed a motion to intervene in the proceedings, seeking not only our credentials but also the right for the media to receive the audio and video feeds on a real-time basis.
Bill Simpich | Manning Chose Documents for Release as Selectively as Snowden, Bill Simpich, Reader Supported News
12 June 13 | Simpich writes: "If reporters like Sanchez would take a few minutes out to review the court record, they'd realize that Bradley Manning was very selective in choosing the documents that he released to Wikileaks."