Reporters Committee urges Defense Department to improve record access during Bradley Manning court martial

WASHINGTON -- The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has written to the U.S. Department of Defense, urging it to implement regulations providing for timely access to court records during the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of giving thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Bradley Manning's identity shall remain private

For 18 months, an Army soldier had been held as a political prisoner by the U.S. government with no trial. This soldier is accused of sharing classified information with the world media through the website Wikileaks. There is much about this story that is not well-known, including the guilt or innocence of Pvt. Bradley Manning.

Dan Choi talks about Bradley Manning's WikiLeaks hearing, which raises issue of gender identity

After spending 18 months in custody without formal charges filed against him, Pfc. Bradley Manning was ushered into a courtroom at Fort Meade, Md. on Dec. 9 for a seven-day pre-trial hearing to ascertain whether a formal court-martial against Manning would proceed. Manning is accused of leaking tens of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, including a video of a military helicopter attack in Iraq that killed 11 people.

Closing arguments set for Thursday in Bradley Manning hearing in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Military prosecutors and the defense have concluded their presentation of evidence in the Article 32 hearing of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, and closing arguments will begin Thursday, the Washington Post reports.

Bradley Manning's gender identity issues raised in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Pfc. Bradley Manning was a deeply troubled soldier struggling with issues of gender identity whose alleged leaking of classified material to WikiLeaks could have been prevented by superiors.

He was also a gifted intelligence analyst who had received extensive training in proper handling of classified information and had been reprimanded once for breaching the rules.

VIDEO: San Diegans to rally for release of accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning

SAN DIEGO -- A rally will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, from 3 to 5 pm in support of the release of openly gay Bradley Manning, who was imprisoned on July 29, 2010, after being accused of releasing classified documents to WikiLeaks.

The documents consist of video of U.S. Apache helicopter crew in New Baghdad opening fire on innocent people, including two employees of Reuters and two children. It caused an international backlash against America’s foreign wars.

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WikiLeaks bombshell! Uganda's first lady is behind "Kill The Gays" bill

The wife of the President of Uganda, Janet Musceveni, "is ultimately behind" the Anti-Homosexuality (AHB, “Kill The Gays”) Bill,
according to a newly released US diplomatic cable.

The cable is among those newly released unredacted by WikiLeaks. It is signed by the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, Jerry Lanier.