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Bradley Manning – Solitary Confinement Torture, 8 Months and Counting…

In Bradley Manning, Manning, WikiLeaks on February 1, 2011 at 10:50 AM

The man suspected of revealing classified US government documents to the WikiLeaks website is being held in solitary confinement while awaiting trial. Bradley Manning has been kept alone in his cell in a Virginia jail for 23 hours a day, under constant surveillance, for seven months. The Pentagon denies he is being mistreated, saying that he receives visitors, can make phone calls, and routinely meets with doctors. But the UN says the use of solitary confinement for prolonged periods can be a form of torture that should be used sparingly. Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from the Quantico military base.

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  1. […] has been to the US to find out more about a case which is dividing opinion there.BBC Newsnight:For eight months Private Bradley Manning has been awaiting trial over 34 charges relating to the leaking of 720,000 diplomatic and military documents.He is being […]

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  2. […] eight months Private Bradley Manning has been awaiting trial over 34 charges relating to the leaking of 720,000 diplomatic and military […]

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