At a pre-trial hearing at Fort Meade, a judge ruled that the alleged Wikileaks leaker had endured illegal punishment while being detained. He will have 112 days reduced from any potential sentence.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Installation officials warned of possible traffic delays due to protests by supporters of the alleged Wikileaks source.
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.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Fort Meade officials warned of some possible traffic disruptions due to protestors at the front gates.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning will be back in court at Fort Meade Tuesday for another hearing in his court martial case. Manning, a former intelligence analyst, will appear before a judge for a discovery hearing. He has been accused of leaking classified information to the website Wikileaks and has been detained for nearly two years. Fort Meade officials warned of potential traffic delays outside the Reece Road gate on Maryland Route 175, as supporters of Manning could gather.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The man accused of leaking classified information to Wikileaks heard from prosecutors Thursday.
Pfc. Bradley Manning was back at Fort Meade Thursday, possibly to hear of a date when he will face a court martial. The 24-year-old former Army intelligence specialist is facing charges that he leaked classified information to the website Wikileaks. He was arraigned at Fort Meade in December. The Associated Press reported that Manning's attorney on Thursday asked a military judge to dismiss the charges, arguing that the prosecution did not properly turn over information. Meanwhile, Voice of America reported that prosecutors were expected to outline their case against Manning, including details that he aided the terrorist group al-Qaida. The hearing comes after a report from the United Nations outlining allegations that Manning endured …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Pfc. Bradley Manning will appear at Fort Meade Thursday and enter a plea on charges that he divulged classified information.
The young Army private accused of divulging thousands of pages of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks is expected to be arraigned at Fort Meade Thursday. The Associated Press reports that Pfc. Bradley Manning will be asked to enter a plea and whether he wants to be tried by a jury or judge. The 24-year-old Manning has been detained since May 2010 and is facing 22 counts relating to the distribution of more than 700,000 pages of classified documents. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. Manning's supporters gathered at Fort Meade last month for a pretrial hearing, resulting in the temporary closure of one lane of Maryland Route 175. On the Fort Meade Facebook page, officials said supporters could return and gather at …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The hearing on Thursday at Fort Meade could determine if the Army intelligence analyst will be court-martialed for reportedly leaking information to WikiLeaks.
Thursday is the day for closing remarks in the preliminary hearing of Pfc. Bradley Manning, an Army intelligence analyst accused of sending classified files to WikiLeaks. Manning, who turned 24 on the day of his supporters’ march down Route 175 in Severn, is facing 22 charges of leaking information in what the Associated Press labeled as the “biggest national security leak in U.S. history." The Article 32 hearing at Fort Meade is being presided by Lt. Col. Paul Almanza, according to the Associated Press and NPR. Almanza will have until Jan. 16, 2012 to decide whether Manning will face a court-martial, meaning the Manning could spend weeks in custody without knowing his fate. While Manning’s supporters stood in protest of his charges, many …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
More than a dozen police cars lined Route 175 between Reece Road and Blue Water Boulevard.
More than a hundred protesters of the Bradley Manning hearing at Fort Meade are set to march down an eastbound lane of Route 175 around 1 p.m. Saturday to show their support of the alleged WikiLeaks source. Manning, an Army intelligence officer, is accused of releasing thousands of pages of classified information to the website WikiLeaks. He appeared at Fort Meade on Friday for a preliminary Article 32 hearing, designed to determine whether he will face a court martial. The traffic light at Reece Road and Route 175 was flashing yellow and traffic moved slowly as officers directed the large number of vehicles. To see a live traffic map of the area, click here. More than a dozen police cars lined Route 175 in addition to a number of bicycle…
Friday, December 16, 2011
Supporters of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning gathered at the main gate of Fort Meade. Many of the protesters have been involved in Occupy Wall Street and similar movements.
With accused WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning set to appear at a judicial hearing Friday at Fort Meade, protesters from throughout the Northeast gathered at the installation’s main gates to call for his release. About 100 of Manning’s supporters, many of them involved in Occupy Wall Street and similar movements, hailed him as an advocate for truth and government transparency. “We wanted to support someone who did what he thought was right,” said Sean O’Connor, who has been involved in the Occupy Newark movement in New Jersey. “A lot of what he released helped bring about the Arab Spring, which has influenced Occupy Wall Street, so we owe him a debt of gratitude.” Several hundred more protesters were expected to arrive at Fort Meade …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
An Article 32 hearing for accused WikiLeaks source PFC Bradley Manning begins Friday. Area residents and workers should expect traffic delays as a result of visitors and rallies of supporters.
Update at 11:30 a.m. Thursday Anne Arundel County Police warned that protesters in support of PFC Bradley Manning will gather Friday morning outside the main gate of Fort Meade. Police also said one of the Eastbound lanes of Route 175 will be closed Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. The closure will extend from Blue Water Boulevard/Llewellyn Avenue to Reece Road. Protesters are expected to stage a vigil and march down Route 175 from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Original Story Residents and workers near Fort Meade should be aware of possible traffic congestion and other delays on Friday and Saturday as a result of events related to the Article 32 hearing for accused "WikiLeaks" source PFC Bradley Manning. Fort Meade officials issued a press …