03 Aug 2013

Clark Stoeckley, Court Sketch Artist & WikiLeaks Truck Driver, on Being Banned from Manning’s Trial

Note: Firedoglake has been relying on Clark Stoeckley’s courtroom sketches in its coverage of Bradley Manning’s court martial. The courtroom sketch artist and activist, who had been driving the WikiLeaks Truck on to Fort Meade just about every day of court proceedings in Bradley Manning’s court martial, was banned from

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03 Aug 2013

Clark Stoeckley, Court Sketch Artist & WikiLeaks Truck Driver, on Being Banned From Manning’s Trial

The courtroom sketch artist and activist, who had been driving the WikiLeaks Truck on to Fort Meade just about every day of court proceedings in Bradley Manning’s court martial, was banned from the military base on July 26.

It was the day of the defense’s closing argument and Clark Stoeckley did not want to upstage the defense by trying to grab headlines with his side of the story on what happened, but that day Stoeckley was escorted after being told he was banned by the garrison commander because he had sent out what had been perceived as threatening tweets.

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02 Aug 2013

State Department Witness at Bradley Manning’s Trial Compares Diplomats to Journalists

The chief of the WikiLeaks Persons at Risk working group took the stand during the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial to testify on how the State Department sought to assist individuals named in the US State Embassy cables disclosed by Manning to WikiLeaks. Michael Kozak, Acting Principal Deputy

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02 Aug 2013

State Department Witness at Bradley Manning’s Trial Compares Diplomats to Journalists

The chief of the WikiLeaks Persons at Risk working group took the stand during the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial to testify on how the State Department sought to assist individuals named in the US State Embassy cables disclosed by Manning to WikiLeaks.

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02 Aug 2013

Defense: Speculative ‘Could Cause Damage’ Testimony During Bradley Manning’s Sentencing Improper

The military judge in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning heard oral argument over where to draw the line on what evidence to hear during the sentencing phase. The argument was in response to a motion filed by the defense arguing that certain “chain of events,” “could cause damage” or “monetary damage and expense of resources” testimony was too far removed from the immediate aftermath of his disclosures to WikiLeaks to be properly admissible.

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02 Aug 2013

Defense: Speculative ‘Could Cause Damage’ Testimony During Bradley Manning’s Sentencing Improper

The military judge in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning heard oral argument over where to draw the line on what evidence to hear during the sentencing phase. The argument was in response to a motion filed by the defense arguing that certain “chain of events,” “could cause damage” or

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02 Aug 2013

Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 3 (Live Updates)

5:25 PM EST Witness Susan Swart earlier stated that because so many people had access to SIPRnet, they decided to not issue everyone log-ins and passwords. Peter Van Buren tweeted: “So basically they were too busy to properly secure a system they voluntarily set up in an inherently unsecure way.”

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02 Aug 2013

State Department Refuses to Be Open About Specific Impact of Bradley Manning’s Disclosures

Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was recently found guilty of nineteen offenses related to his disclosures to WikiLeaks, faces a possible twelve years in prison because of his decision to provide a cache of over 250,000 US State Embassy cables to the media organization. He could be put in prison for

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02 Aug 2013

State Department Refuses to Be Open About Specific Impact of Bradley Manning’s Disclosures

Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was recently found guilty of nineteen offenses related to his disclosures to WikiLeaks, faces a possible twelve years in prison because of his decision to provide a cache of over 250,000 US State Embassy cables to the media organization. He could be put in prison for ten years for stealing the cables and two years for exceeding authorized access on his computer.

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01 Aug 2013

Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 2 (Live Updates)

4:10 PM EST We are in a closed session now. No open session for the rest of the day. Tomorrow court proceedings will begin at 9:30AM. Right now, PDAS John Feeley continues to testify on the impact of the released cables on relations with Mexico and Ecuador in the closed session.

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