Tag Archives: Assange

Pardon From Obama Not Likely for Manning

Unlikely that Obama will pardon Private Manning Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on August 21, 2013. Now, Pvt. Manning and his attorney David Coombs are moving for a pardon from President Obama. Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 charges, 6 of which were charges under the Espionage Act. On September 4th, Manning formally appealed to President Obama for a pardon.… Read More »

Bradley Manning Not Guilty of Aiding and Abetting

Bradley Manning found not guilty of ‘aiding and abetting’ The acquittal for aiding and abetting (Espionage Act) presents a major victory for journalism in the U.S., including Bradley Manning, despite him being convicted on other charges. Prvt. Bradley Manning was found guilty on 20 counts, 4 of which were his lesser included pleas. Manning still faces over 100 years in prison. He was also found guilty of 5 counts under… Read More »