Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Installation officials warned of possible traffic delays due to protests by supporters of the alleged Wikileaks source.
- Tim Lemke
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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.
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 …
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…