“US ‘withheld’ emails on WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning: defense” @ PressTV

Posted on August 31, 2012

August 29, 2012: “Lawyers for the U.S. soldier on trial for passing a trove of classified documents to WikiLeaks on Tuesday accused the government of withholding emails about his pre-trial detention.

The defense team for Private Bradley Manning, who could be jailed for life for “aiding the enemy” over the WikiLeaks incident, said top officers had put their concerns about negative publicity ahead of their client’s fair treatment.

The emails relate to the conditions that the 24-year-old trooper was held in at a Quantico brig in Virginia, where he was sent after a spell in a U.S. military jail in Kuwait following his arrest when on duty in Iraq in 2010…………………………….”

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