07 Aug 2013

Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 6 (Live Updates)

Testimony on “chilling effect” was limited to the “scope of periods directly following” the WikiLeaks releases or directly following “media accounts of WikiLeaks releases” in countries.

The judge also decided that testimony on “less information” being included in diplomatic cables for “fear of not being protected” was admissible but limited to the time immediately after the releases or after subsequent media accounts of the releases. She added it was a direct result of Manning’s act that “less information” would be included in cables.

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06 Aug 2013

Military Court Reduces Maximum Punishment That May Be Imposed Against Bradley Manning

A military judge partially granted a defense motion to merge specifications or offenses for “unreasonable multiplication of charges” in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial. The defense for Manning filed three motions on July 30 seeking to merge offenses for findings (meaning as part of the verdict) and

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06 Aug 2013

Military Court Reduces Maximum Punishment That May Be Imposed Against Bradley Manning

A military judge partially granted a defense motion to merge specifications or offenses for “unreasonable multiplication of charges” in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial.

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06 Aug 2013

Military Commanders Testify on Impact of Bradley Manning’s Disclosures on US-Pakistan Relations Behind Closed Doors

A high-ranking United States military commander, who had overseen US special operations forces in Pakistan, took the stand as a government witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial. He was called to testify on how the publication of US State Embassy cables affected US-Pakistan relations, but testimony

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06 Aug 2013

Bradley Manning’s Trial: Media Coverage & the Conditions for Reporters at Fort Meade

On Friday, on KALW’s program, “Your Call,” I appeared with The Guardian‘s Ed Pilkington and former McClatchy Baghdad Bureau correspondent Sahar Issa to discuss Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial. The focus was media coverage of the trial and the lack of attention by media to what he revealed along with conditions for

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06 Aug 2013

Military Commanders Testify on Impact of Bradley Manning’s Disclosures on US-Pakistan Relations Behind Closed Doors

A high-ranking United States military commander, who had overseen US special operations forces in Pakistan, took the stand as a government witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial. He was called to testify on how the publication of US State Embassy cables affected US-Pakistan relations, but testimony specifically detailing alleged impact was classified and was given entirely behind closed doors.

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06 Aug 2013

Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 5 (Live Updates)

6:00 PM EST Here’s a post on the judge’s ruling on merging specifications (or offenses) for findings and sentencing. The potential maximum punishment was reduced. A copy of the ruling can be found embedded in the post as well. 3:30 PM EST We now have been given a copy of the

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06 Aug 2013

Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 5 (Live Updates)

The press pool at the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning has dwindled to seven reporters, but one of them is from a radio station in New York City, WBAI, and has not been here to cover the trial since just over a year ago.

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05 Aug 2013

The State Department & the ‘Chilling Effect’ Caused by Bradley Manning’s Release of Diplomatic Cables

The greatest purported damage caused by WikiLeaks’ disclosure of over two hundred and fifty thousand United States Embassy cables has been the “chilling effect” the release caused, according to witnesses from the State Department who have testified in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial. Manning, who was found

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05 Aug 2013

The State Department & the ‘Chilling Effect’ Caused by Bradley Manning’s Release of Diplomatic Cables

The greatest purported damage caused by WikiLeaks’ disclosure of over two hundred and fifty thousand United States Embassy cables has been the “chilling effect” the release caused, according to witnesses from the State Department who have testified in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial.

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