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August 21, 2013, 11:01 am
Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years for WikiLeaks

Bradley Manning was sentenced to a little more than half of what the government wanted him to serve.

August 6, 2013, 4:31 pm
Just How Damaging Were Manning’s WikiLeaks?

U.S. officials are presenting evidence at Manning’s sentencing hearing this week. So far, there isn’t much.

July 30, 2013, 2:18 pm
Manning Acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy,” But Guilty of Wiki Leaks

PFC Bradley Manning, the 25 year old who has acknowledged leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, faces a maximum of 136 years in jail.

July 18, 2013, 11:55 am
WikiLeaks Ruling Could Set Chilling Precedent for Leakers

A military judge ruled that prosecutors could pursue the “aiding the enemy” charge against Bradley Manning.

June 18, 2013, 1:29 pm
Speed of Bradley Manning Trial Masks Prosecutors’ Struggles

Prosecutors have struggled to show that Manning was following directions from WikiLeaks, which could be key in establishing the charge of “aiding the enemy.”

June 11, 2013, 12:44 pm
Whistleblower or Traitor?

For years, this has been the debate over how to characterize Bradley Manning and the same question is being asked … Continue reading

June 5, 2013, 5:20 pm
Witnesses Testify About WikiLeaks Suspect’s Computer Skills

One witness suggested PFC Bradley Manning was hardly alone in copying sensitive files to local drives, or even CDs.

June 4, 2013, 2:25 pm
Hacker Who Exposed WikiLeaks Suspect Takes the Stand

Adrian Lamo turned chat logs of his conversations with Bradley Manning over to federal officials.

June 3, 2013, 5:00 pm
Prosecutors: Bradley Manning Was Warned About WikiLeaks

Opening arguments began in Manning’s court-martial today with prosecutors describing him as arrogant, and the defense saying he was “young, naïve, but good intentioned.”

April 10, 2013, 2:29 pm
A Partial Victory for WikiLeaker in Court Today

A judge ruled the prosecution would have to prove that Army PFC Bradley Manning had “reason to believe” the information would aid Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.

March 15, 2013, 5:03 pm
The “Indie” Journalists At the Center of the Bradley Manning Trial

The two stalwarts dedicated to covering the WikiLeaks case aren’t from the mainstream press.

March 12, 2013, 5:30 pm
Secretly Recorded Audio Leaked of Bradley Manning’s Court Statement

The Freedom of the Press Foundation secretly recorded the audio, which for the first time, allows the world to hear the voice of the man who admitted leaking more than 500,000 classified documents.

March 1, 2013, 3:44 pm
Manning Plea Sets Up Court Martial Strategy

Pleading guilty to about half of the 22 charges against him in military court yesterday, Army private Bradley Manning delivered … Continue reading

February 28, 2013, 4:26 pm
Bradley Manning Offers ‘Naked Plea’

PFC Bradley Manning has plead guilty to 10 criminal charges related to the leak of more than 500,000 documents to WikiLeaks.

January 18, 2013, 6:47 pm
Court Rulings Set Parameters of WikiLeaks Suspect’s Trial

PFC Bradley Manning’s defense will not be allowed to introduce motive at his court-martial.

January 8, 2013, 7:34 pm
Judge Refuses to Dismiss Charges Against WikiLeaks Suspect

However, Army Col. Denise Lind, who is heading Bradley Manning’s court-martial, did award him a 112-day reduction in any future sentence due to his mistreatment in solitary confinement.

November 30, 2012, 6:54 pm
Prosecution Cross-Examines WikiLeaks Suspect

Much of the testimony was focused on PFC Bradley Manning’s troubled behavior in custody.

November 29, 2012, 9:41 pm
WikiLeaks Suspect: “I Remember Thinking I’m Going to Die”

In a highly anticipated moment, PFC Bradley Manning took the stand in his pre-court martial hearing this week, for the first time presenting the court and the world the story of his confinement in his own words.

November 28, 2012, 8:50 pm
Psychiatrists Testify to WikiLeaks Suspect’s Mental State

Two military psychiatrists who cared for PFC Bradley Manning during his confinement at Quantico testified today that their recommendation that Manning be removed from a suicide watch was disregarded.

November 27, 2012, 8:51 pm
Hearing Focuses on Conditions of Alleged WikiLeaks Suspect’s Detention

PFC Bradley Manning’s lawyers claim his treatment in military prisons constituted “illegal pre-trial punishment.”

November 8, 2012, 12:58 pm
Bradley Manning Hints at Guilty Plea in WikiLeaks Case

Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst accused of providing thousands of military records and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, has signaled he may plead guilty to a portion of the 34 charges currently facing him.

June 20, 2012, 3:33 pm
Why Is Julian Assange Seeking Asylum in Ecuador?

The country isn’t necessarily a haven for freedom of the press.

April 27, 2012, 1:56 pm
Bradley Manning Court-Martial Set for September

Prosecutors will have to prove the alleged WikiLeaker acted with the “clear understanding” that the information would be viewed by the enemy.

February 23, 2012, 10:35 am
Update: Door Left Open for Deal in Manning Case

FRONTLINE’s Arun Rath is on the scene at Fort Meade and will be providing updates throughout the day.

February 3, 2012, 5:14 pm
The Busy Life of Julian Assange

For someone who’s been under house arrest at a secret location in England, Julian Assange has been maintaining a pretty high profile.

January 12, 2012, 5:23 pm
Court-Martial Recommended for WikiLeaks Suspect

Pfc. Bradley Manning should be referred to a general court-martial, Lt. Col. Paul Almanza, the investigating officer assigned to Manning’s pre-trial hearing, recommended today.

December 22, 2011, 5:59 pm
What Happened At Bradley Manning’s Hearing This Week?

Bradley Manning’s Article 32 hearing — essentially a pre-trial that determines the need for a court-martial — was an odd, stop-start affair, punctuated by frequent, long recesses and disputes over evidence and witnesses.

December 19, 2011, 6:25 pm
New Evidence of Assange-Manning Link

In an interview last April with FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith, Julian Assange flatly denied that he’d ever had any contact with Bradley Manning…

December 16, 2011, 6:00 pm
Why Was President Obama Called As a Witness for WikiLeaks Suspect?

It was an off-hand comment made by the president that was caught on tape.

December 16, 2011, 11:14 am
Updates From Bradley Manning’s Pretrial Hearing

Bradley Manning is making his first court appearance today, 18 months after he was accused of leaking half a million classified documents to WikiLeaks.

December 15, 2011, 6:27 pm
Why WikiLeaks Hasn’t Led to a “Golden Age” for Whistleblowers

A year ago, following the leak of a quarter of a million classified State Department cables, pundits proclaimed that journalism … Continue reading

December 9, 2011, 4:39 pm
Government Opposes Vast Majority of Manning Witnesses

According to Bradley Manning’s attorney, the government filed a request opposing all but 10 of the 48 witnesses the defense … Continue reading

December 2, 2011, 3:28 pm
Hints of Bradley Manning’s Trial Strategy Emerge

Bradley Manning, accused of leaking thousands of classified U.S. government documents to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, has been locked up … Continue reading

November 2, 2011, 12:21 pm
Which Pair of Socks Did Julian Assange Wear to Court Today?

When producer Martin Smith interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last April for our film WikiSecrets, he noted the whistleblower’s telling … Continue reading

October 24, 2011, 12:55 pm
The End of WikiLeaks?

This is the subtle (or perhaps not-so-subtle) warning, brought to you by an embattled, sweater-clad Julian Assange. In a video … Continue reading

October 20, 2011, 12:09 pm
State Dept. Punishes Employee For Linking to WikiLeaks

Peter Van Buren, a career foreign service officer, said yesterday that the State Department has suspended his top secret security … Continue reading

September 22, 2011, 11:54 am
“Unauthorized” Assange Autobiography Leaked By Publisher

The Independent has published several advanced excerpts of Julian Assange’s “unauthorized autobiography,” which will be published in full in the … Continue reading

September 7, 2011, 1:49 pm
Former Staffer: Why I Broke With WikiLeaks

A former staffer says a “cultlike ethos” is developing within WikiLeaks. James Bell, who worked for the group for three … Continue reading

September 2, 2011, 11:43 am
Why Were the Unredacted State Department Cables Released?

Confused by the back and forth this past week over who’s responsible for WikiLeaks’ release of all the original, unedited … Continue reading

August 30, 2011, 12:10 pm
Inside WikiLeaks’ “Harm-Minimization Process”

In light of the latest controversy over WikiLeaks’ inadvertant release of the original, unredacted, diplomatic cables — and the danger … Continue reading

August 22, 2011, 2:45 pm
Ex-WikiLeaks Spokesman Destroyed Thousands of Unpublished Docs

Former WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg has told Der Spiegel that he destroyed more than 3,500 unpublished files he took with … Continue reading

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