Jul 17, 2014

Swedish court upholds detention order for Assange

A Swedish court on Wednesday upheld its detention order on Julian Assange, reaffirming the legal basis for an international warrant for the WikiLeaks founder that has kept him hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for two years. Assange’s defense team said it would ...

Aug 23, 2013

Hormone therapy adjusts body's balance over years

The hormone replacement therapy that U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has requested alters the body’s balance of sex hormones: estrogen for male-to-female and testosterone for female-to-male transitions. Sometimes, male-to-female patients will also be given progesterone, another steroid typically produced by the ovaries, as well ...

Convicted leaker Manning says he's a woman, wants to be called Chelsea

Aug 23, 2013

Convicted leaker Manning says he's a woman, wants to be called Chelsea

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning said Thursday that he will live as a woman and seek hormone replacement therapy while incarcerated, confronting the military prison system with a demand that has prompted state and federal institutions to reluctantly offer similar treatment to inmates. “I ...

Manning given 35 years for leaks

Aug 22, 2013

Manning given 35 years for leaks

U.S. soldier Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

Where does Manning rank in the annals of espionage?

Aug 1, 2013

Where does Manning rank in the annals of espionage?

by Neely Tucker

Cleared of the most serious charge — aiding and abetting the enemy — but convicted of most everything else, including espionage, Pfc. Bradley Manning is now facing sentencing, which could land him behind bars from roughly zero to more than 100 years. It’s a ...

Aug 1, 2013

Manning conviction sends out strong warning to would-be leakers

The successful prosecution of army Pfc. Bradley Manning gives a boost to the White House’s aggressive pursuit of people it believes have leaked national security secrets to the media. Manning was acquitted Tuesday of the most serious charge he faced, aiding the enemy, but ...

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

| Jul 31, 2013

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

The conviction of U.S. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning on espionage charges Tuesday makes it increasingly likely that the United States will prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a co-conspirator, according to his attorney and other civil liberties groups. Judge Denise Lind, an army colonel, ...

Manning cleared of aiding enemy charge

Jul 31, 2013

Manning cleared of aiding enemy charge

A military judge acquits Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy by disclosing a trove of secret U.S. government documents but finds him guilty of espionage, a mixed verdict that dealt a rebuke to military prosecutors who sought to prove that the largest leak in ...

Manning a traitor, not whistle-blower: prosecutor

Jul 26, 2013

Manning a traitor, not whistle-blower: prosecutor

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning betrayed his country by passing secret files to “information anarchists” at WikiLeaks and knew al-Qaida would see the documents online, a prosecutor said Thursday in closing arguments. As Manning’s espionage court-martial entered the final stage, the prosecution asked the ...