Army Pfc. Bradley Manning will be back in court at Fort Meade on Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing.
The alleged Wikileaks source reportedly could testify that he was mistreated while in custody awaiting trial. Manning could take the stand in his own defense, the Baltimore Sun reported.
Manning, a is accused of providing thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy site Wikileaks, in violation of federal law. He faces a court martial in January and could receive life in prison if convicted.
Fort Meade officials warned of possible disruptions to traffic flow near the main installation gate due to protests by Manning supporters.