WikiLeaks

3:16pm

Tue December 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Lawyer For WikiLeaks Suspect Says Client Was Treated As 'Zoo Animal'

Originally published on Wed December 12, 2012 4:49 am

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into the courthouse on Nov. 28.
Patrick Semansky AP

The pretrial hearing for WikiLeaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning ended Tuesday, but as The Associated Press reports, the massive amount of documents he is accused of leaking were hardly mentioned.

Instead, the hearing focused more on "a bedsheet noose, confiscated clothes and whether Manning seriously contemplated killing himself with flip-flops or the elastic waistband of his underwear."

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3:16pm

Fri November 30, 2012
The Two-Way

On Second Day On Stand, WikiLeaks Suspect Manning Admits He Made Noose

U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning is escorted as he leaves a military court in June.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Bradley Manning, the Army private accused in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history, took the stand for a second day in a row, today.

Politico reports that in one more dramatic moments of the Article 13 hearing, Army Capt. Ashden Fein, the military prosecutor, pulled out a noose from a paper bag.

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3:04pm

Mon November 26, 2012
Law

Manning Plea Offer Another Odd Piece Of An Odd Case

Originally published on Mon November 26, 2012 4:18 pm

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after a pretrial hearing in June. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy by giving hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables and war logs to the secret-sharing website WikiLeaks.
Patrick Semansky AP

The young Army private accused of passing diplomatic cables and war reports to the website WikiLeaks has made an unusual offer: Bradley Manning says he'll plead guilty to minor charges in the case. But he rejects the idea that he ever acted as a spy or helped America's enemies.

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3:39pm

Thu August 30, 2012
The Two-Way

Bradley Manning's Trial Set To Begin In February In WikiLeaks Case

The trial of Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of passing hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website, has been scheduled to begin in early February. That news came on the last of three days of pretrial hearings held in Fort Meade, Md., this week.

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7:28am

Sun August 19, 2012
The Two-Way

WikiLeaks' Assange Expected Speaks From Ecuadoran Embassy

Originally published on Sun August 19, 2012 11:44 am

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, makes a statement from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Sang Tan AP

Julian Assange stepped onto a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London Sunday to demand that the U.S. end its persecution of WikiLeaks. It was his first public appearance since taking refuge inside the embassy in June.

"I ask President Obama to do the right thing," he said. "The United States must renounce its witch hunt against WikiLeaks."

Update @ 9:47 a.m. ET: 'War On Whistleblowers'

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