Breaking: Military judge rules Bradley Manning illegally treated ~ Bradley Manning Support Network.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2013.
112 days credit off any future prison sentence awarded—little to keep military from torturing next American soldier awaiting controversial trial
After more than two weeks of intense litigation by Bradley Manning’s defense, and hearing how Quantico brig staff blatantly disregarded Navy Rules in their mistreatment of Bradley, military Judge Denise Lind has confirmed that Bradley was punished unlawfully before trial by awarding Bradley 112 days credit. Instead of awarding 10-for-1 credit, which would severely reprimand the military for its handling of Bradley and which would significantly impact Bradley’s potential sentence, Judge Lind gives 1-to-1 credit for selected portions of Manning’s confinement.
“She confirmed that Bradley was mistreated, and vindicated the massive protest effect that was required to stop the Marines at Quantico from torturing Bradley.” the Bradley Manning Support Network’s Jeff…