Tag: Wikileaks

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Appeals ‘Unprecedented’ Sentence

The appeal comes more than two years after Manning was convicted under the Espionage Act—a World War I-era law intended to prosecute spies—but was acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy. Manning, a private first class in the U.S. Army, was subsequently sentenced to 35 years in prison and dishonorably discharged at a military trial at Fort Meade, Maryland—the home base of the National Security Agency.

WikiLeaks’ Assange Talks Google, NSA & Granai Airstrike Video At NYC...

“He who controls the present controls the past, and he who controls the past controls the future."

Barrett Brown: American Journalist, Whistleblower & Prisoner

"Just the threat of getting charged is enough to chill that journalistic practice. It sends a real scary message to those people who do this for a living.”

Bradley Manning Trial: Max Sentence Reduced

Manning still faces 90 years in prison.

Bradley Manning Verdict: Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy, Still Faces...

“This verdict is act of aggression against a free press, civic society, and the conscience of a young man.”

Revolution’s Family Tree: Franklin and Adams to Manning and Snowden

"It's the largest leak trial in U.S. history. It has ramifications, wide ramifications."

Michael Hastings, Journalist and Author, Dead at 33

"Hastings will be remembered for his fearless, award-winning journalism and relentless pursuit of the truth."

NDAA Indefinite Detention Sparks Outrage at Appeals Court

Battle continues over Obama Administration's NDAA indefinite detention provision.
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