Bradley Manning Testimony Reveals Brig Counselor Deception Regarding Abusive Treatment
Friday, 30 November 2012 12:00 Press Release Latest National News
Ft. Meade, MD–(ENEWSPF)– November 30 – Yesterday at Ft. Meade, MD, WikiLeaks whistle-blower PFC Bradley Manning testified for the first time. After occupying the stand over 5 hours for defense questioning, it was announced that the government’s cross-examination would begin today at 9:30am EST. Bradley Manning told a detailed story about his pretrial conditions from the time he was arrested and brought to Kuwait through his nine months of harsh Prevention-of-Injury (POI) watch in the military brig in Quantico, VA, and finally to his experience being transferred to Ft. Leavenworth, KS, in April of 2011.
Both the defense and prosecution have acknowledged that PFC Manning was having suicidal thoughts around the date of his transfer from Kuwait to Quantico. In his testimony, PFC Manning explained how isolation, restricted sleep, and…
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