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06:43

Pfc. Manning says he suffered unprecedented abuse

Courthouse News Service :: The suspected source of the biggest leak in U.S. history faced unparalleled pretrial abuse on orders from a three-star general, attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning said in a blistering motion to dismiss.

A report by Adam Klasfeld, www.courthousenews.com

The original post of his civilian lawyer: "PFC Manning's Unlawful Pretrial Punishment at Quantico" by David Coomb, armycourtmartialdefense.info

A summary of David Coomb's article:

Guardian :: The Article 13 motion, published Friday by Manning's civilian lawyer David Coombs on his website (link above), claims that Manning, who is accused of leaking state secrets to WikiLeaks, was held in a 6x8 ft cell for 23 to 24 hours a day. In addition, when not sleeping, Manning was banned from lying down, or even using a wall to support him.

A report by Matt Williams, www.guardian.co.uk

Tags: Wikileaks

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