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“The United States” vs. Bradley Manning

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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“The United States vs. Bradley Manning.” Instantly this framing infuriates me. Hearing the prosecution being referred to as the United States makes a mockery of a conveniently ignored truth and one of the foundational slogans here at CODEPINK, “Dissent is Patriotic!” Are we not all the United States? I, for one, do not recall signing [...]

Whistleblowers are the Nation’s Conscience

Friday, June 28, 2013

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By Allie Fry Before starting my internship with CODEPINK, I knew very little about Bradley Manning. What I did know about whistleblowing concerned the Stuebenville rape case. Anonymous, a “hacktivist” group, was responsible for leaking the names of the Steubenville rapists, fueling necessary (and long overdue) national dialogue about rape culture. The rapists sexually assaulted [...]

Julian Assange on George Bush’s Library and Bradley Manning’s Trial

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Medea Benjamin I had an opportunity to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been granted political asylum since June 2012. Assange is wanted for questioning in Sweden over sex allegations, although he has never been charged. Assange believes that if sent to Sweden, he would be put [...]

Another Day with CODEPINK at Bradley Manning’s Pre-Hearing:

Friday, July 20, 2012

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By Bridget Sakowski, CODEPINK DC Intern On Wednesday, members of CODEPINK DC and I attended day three of Bradley Manning’s July motion hearing, which discussed the maximum punishment that he could receive for one of the charges he is facing. Like many others who gathered to attend the hearing, I came in order to show [...]

Day 3 with CODEPINK: Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing

Thursday, June 7, 2012

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By Jillian McCarthy June 7, 2012 Yesterday about 25 activists and I attended a pre-trial hearing for Bradley Manning, the 24-year-old army intelligence analyst who allegedly leaked the Collateral Murder video along with other classified documents that exposed the corruption of US military actions abroad. We arrived at 7:00 am, an hour before the hearing [...]

OWS Takes a Road Trip for Bradley Manning, Brings Baggage

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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December 17th, 2011 was a big day for the Occupy Movement: the three month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street; one year since Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation that sparked the Tunisian revolution and in turn the Arab Spring, and the 24th birthday of PFC Bradley Manning, the US army intelligence analyst accused of giving WikiLeaks the information [...]

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