21 Aug 2013

Statement by Julian Assange on Today’s Sentencing of Bradley Manning

Today the well-known whistleblower Bradley Manning has been ordered by a military court in Maryland to spend a minimum of 5.2 years in prison with a 32 year maximum (including time already spent in detention), for revealing information about US government behaviour to the public. This hard-won minimum term represents

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30 Jul 2013

Statement by Julian Assange on Verdict in Bradley Manning Court-Martial

Today Bradley Manning, a whistleblower, was convicted by a military court at Fort Meade of 19 offences for supplying the press with information, including five counts of ‘espionage’. He now faces a maximum sentence of 136 years. The ‘aiding the enemy’ charge has fallen away. It was only included, it

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22 Jun 2013

In Support of Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden: A Statement from the Ecuadorian Embassy

It has now been a year since I entered this embassy and sought refuge from persecution. As a result of that decision, I have been able to work in relative safety from a US espionage investigation. But today, Edward Snowden’s ordeal is just beginning. Two dangerous runaway processes have taken

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04 Jun 2013

Assange Statement on the First Day of Manning Trial

The United States was, in theory, a nation of laws. But it is no longer a nation of laws for Bradley Manning.

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