Hearing for Bradley Manning focuses on harsh prison treatment
At a pre-trial hearing, defense lawyers for Private Bradley Manning focused on the treatment he received while held in a Virginia brig, saying the case should be dismissed. Manning is accused of leaking massive amounts of material to WikiLeaks.
Fort Meade, Md.
A pre-trial hearing for U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning, who is accused of masterminding a massive leak of classified material to the WikiLeaks website, focused on Saturday on a 2011 incident when he broke down and cried in a military brig.
The hearing is to determine whether Manning should face a court-martial on suspicion of leaking thousands of classified documents, including military reports and diplomatic cables.