Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Leak accused to face court martial

The U.S. military confirmed on Friday (February 3) that Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning was to face a full court martial over his alleged involvement in passing classified information to WikiLeaks. The 24-year-old is accused of participation in the largest leak of classified information in American history. He faces 22 charges including aiding the enemy, wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the internet, and theft of public property. Military prosecutors say he downloaded more than 70, 000 classified files that later appeared on WikiLeaks which promotes the leaking of government and corporate information. A military judge, selected by the U.S. Army Trial Judiciary, will set the date for Manning's arraignment, motion hearings and trial. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is currently fighting extradition from Britain to Sweden over accusations of sex crimes. Assange has denied any wrongdoing and says the allegations which surfaced at the height of the international WikiLeaks furore in 2010 were an attempt to silence him. He's accusing U.S. authorities of looking for a way to go after him in retaliation for WikiLeaks revelations.

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter