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

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

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

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.