Bradley #Manning Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy + Guilty of 19 Counts

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“Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning guilty of wantonly caused to be published on the Internet” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning found guilty of 19 counts, 4 of which were his lesser included pleas” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning not guilty of espionage act violation for transmission of Farah / Garani video” July 30, 2013

“For Collateral Murder video, Bradley Manning not guilty of espionage act violation” July 30, 2013

“Bradley manning not guilty of espionage act violation for transmitting Army report on WikiLeaks” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning guilty of Computer Fraud (10 years) for using wget” July 30, 2013

“Relieved that he was acquitted of aiding the enemy, and totally outraged that Bradley Manning was convicted of Espionage.” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning’s sentencing trial begins tomorrow. No minimums required and new evidence allowed. This fight is far from over.” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning faces MAX 136 years in prison for ‘Espionage’ ‘Theft’ and ‘Computer Fraud’ ” July 30, 2013

“Bradley Manning faces 136 years in jail for whistleblowing — minus 3 years for timed served, and 112 days for being tortured.” July 30, 2013


Ed Pilkington@Edpilkington

“BREAKING #Manning facing poss top sentence of at least 130 years in military jail #WikiLeaks” July 30, 2013


“Manning faces 136 year MAX punishment on the crimes he was found GUILTY– sentencing begins tomorrow.” July 30, 2013


Manning not guilty of aiding enemy, faces 100+ yrs in jail on other charges

RussiaToday on Jul 30, 2013

A US military judge has found Army private first class Bradley Manning “not guilty” of aiding the enemy. However, he was found guilty of 19 remaining charges, meaning that he still faces the possibility of over 100 years behind bars. READ MORE:


Bradley Manning Is Facing A 136 Year Sentence

wearechange on Jul 30, 2013

Bradley Manning is facing a 136 year sentence


Bradley Manning Verdict Breakdown

wearechange on Jul 30, 2013

Journalist Kevin Gosztola of explains today’s verdict in the Bradley Manning case along with his thoughts on the trial. Gosztola talks about the chilling effect that this trial will have on future ‘would-be’ whistleblowers in government and military as well as public opinion to Bradley Manning and other whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden.


WikiLeaks on Manning verdict: Glad journalism not treason, won’t stop whistleblowers

RussiaToday on Jul 30, 2013

A US military judge has found Army private Bradley Manning “not guilty” of aiding the enemy. However, he was found guilty of 19 remaining charges, meaning that he still faces the possibility of up to 136 years behind bars. RT talks to Wikileaks spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson on the verdict and its outcome.


Manning Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy But Faces 130 Years in Prison

TheRealNews on Jul 30, 2013

Michael Ratner offers context for Bradley Manning’s conviction and discusses possible outcomes of his upcoming sentencing.


WikiLeaks Attorney on Manning Guilty Verdict: Blowing Whistle on U.S. War Crimes is Not Espionage

democracynow on Jul 30, 2013 – U.S. Army whistleblower Bradley Manning was found guilty today of 20 charges in total, including espionage, but he was acquitted of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge. Michael Ratner, an attorney for WikiLeaks, appeared on the Democracy Now! special broadcast to respond to today’s verdict.

“For him facing 136 years in jail for telling the American people what our government should have been telling us — about torture centers in Iraq, 20,000 extra civilians killed in Iraq — I find outrageous,” Ratner says. “He shouldn’t be put on trial. He is a whistleblower. The people that should be put on trial are the people who actually did those human rights violations.”

Watch the full 90-minute special show at


Military Court Finds Manning Not Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”

TheRealNews on Jul 30, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Military culture dissuades whistleblowing, verdict is a symptom of the disease of endless war.


What Comes Next for Bradley Manning? (Will Manning verdict jeopardize whistleblowers?)

RTAmerica on Jul 30, 2013

The guilty verdict in the case of Private first class Bradley Manning raises a lot of questions regarding whistleblowers in the US. The Obama administration has become notorious for pursuing whistleblowers using the Espionage Act of 1917, but what does this mean for current and future whistleblowers? Retired Col. Morris David and law professor at Howard University weighs in on the verdict.

see also:

Bradley Manning acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” charge, month-long sentencing phase now determines fate

The Bradley Manning Verdict and the Dangerous “Hacker Madness” Prosecution Strategy


Transcripts from Bradley Manning’s Trial

The End of Freedom of the Press by Graham Peebles

Criticizing Military = Aiding the Enemy? Bradley Manning Charge Upheld + Michael Ratner: All Publishers Are At Risk

The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning by Chris Hedges

Transcript of Bradley Manning’s Statement for the Providence Inquiry

“Collateral Murder” Video allegedly shows US forces killing two reporters and six others By Daniel Tencer

11 thoughts on “Bradley #Manning Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy + Guilty of 19 Counts

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  7. The stain on its escutcheon is now so indelible the discredited elements of the US will never recover from this cumulative, forensically documented iniquitous history of the abuses of power. America is a tyranny, an open society cannot suffer tyrants nor condone their lies. The Cold War has produced devils, monstrosities, catalogues of atrocity, unregulated excesses beyond even the most generous allowances for error.

    The perfect irony arising from this travesty of “divine justice” is that Bradley Manning is a better man than Barack Obama, a far more honorable man and a braver man. Courage does not resort to the false comforts of guaranteed self-assurance.

    The intelligent world will judge the United States and condemn it henceforth; its day has passed, the eclipse of its credibility is total, American political morality reeks of corruption. The fish rots from its head.

  8. In the end, a max sentence would be a de facto life sentence. Shameful news, Manning is a prisoner of conscience. Where are the human rights groups speaking out on Manning’s behalf?

      • This is a very adequate summary from Amnesty. Thanks to Lo for posting the link.

        Any sane person must conclude that the jackboot is entirely on the other foot. It is the US Executive Branch(es,) the Pentagon Trunk and Corporate Bankster Root of this entirely spurious and fake tree of state that must be surgically excised from the international landscape. Its strangled roots are rotten, the trunk is a paralytic husk of ostentatious irrelevance, and the branches toxic with synthetic vanity; as for the perpetually waving leaves ~ they rustle interminable media deceit.

        The dupes and clones who admire this one tree propaganda forest need to share what few brain cells they can muster among themselves and get real. How can we ever expect intelligent change in America so long as a belligerent majority remain stubbornly ignorant, utterly mesmerized by their own prejudices, & consumed by a voracious conditioned appetite for delusion?

        A nod is as good as a wink it seems to a blind force.

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