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Click on the links below for groups organising in solidarity internationally for the release of refusenik Bradley Manning:
Bradley Manning Support Network

Wise Up for Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning Cymru

Sean MacBride Peace Award for Chelsea Manning 19 September 2013
SF Pride CEO resigned 6 September 2013   SF Pride Election victory 19 September 2013
Actions after sentencing  September 2013
I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female  22 August 2013
Sentenced 35 years 22 August 2013
Thanks & support to Manning and all whistleblowers 10 August 2013
Pilger on whistleblowers: Manning, Assange, Snowden 8 August 2013
Verdict 30 July 2013
27 July 2013 International action 27 July 2013    Report

Bradley contingent at Pride USA / SF / London June-July 2013

Where to follow the trial :

Local Supporters Ready to Honor Manning as Grand Marshal at San Francisco Pride Parade 24 June 2013

Other protests at Pride USA / SF / London  26 June 2013

Reinstate Bradley as SF Pride Grand Marshal PETITION 17 June 2013
How Amnesty has let down Bradley Manning 28 May 2013
Mobilise for Bradley's trial 1 - 8 June   REPORTS of actions here

PRIDE SF 2013 

Protest at San Francisco Pride, a Queer Strike report 13 May 2013

San Francisco Pride Has Failed Bradley Manning  10 May 2013  

Pride meeting ends amid chaos 9 May 2013  

Pride San Francisco denounced 27 April 2013     

Vets respond to Pride SF on Bradley Manning 29 April 2013     

Pride San Francisco denounced 27 April 2013

In Supporting Bradley We Support Venezuela  1 May 2013  / Defend Bradley, our Gay Hero 9 May 2013  /   Bradley Manning: uncovering rape 19 May 2013  / revealing US intervention in Haiti 27 May 2013
 Demand media access to Bradley's trial  April 2013 
A new level of international power to the movement to FREE Bradley Manning March 2013

Veterans For Peace Applauds Bradley Manning! 3 March 2013

Bradley's statement & video admitting having leaked the documents to Wikileaks  28 February 2013

Bradley Manning's admission energizes his  supporters 2 March 2013

23 Feb 2013: Protest Bradley Manning’s 1,000th day in prison without trial!

International action for Bradley Manning - : international & UK  Reports

Reports on actions in London, Rome, Phila

European support for Bradley Manning 28 November 2012
Nicholson Baker on His New Protest Songs October 8, 2012
U.S. soldier (Bradley Manning) pleads case after Sixth Amendment violation October 7, 2012
Nobel Peace Prize or Nobel War Prize: Will Assange and Manning Restore the Integrity of the Nobel Peace Prize?  October 3, 2012
Bradley Manning defense claims victory on due process motion June 26, 2012
PETITION Let UN Rapporteur see Bradley
Assange reps request release of Manning`s trial documents   22 March 2012
15-16 March hearing : Vigil in London 16 March 2012   Report on hearing

Bradley Manning & the Occupy 4 Prisoners 23 February 2012 

Veterans For Peace Tells US Army: Stop Prosecution of GI Whistleblower 23 February 2012

Update: Door Left Open for Deal in Manning Case 23 February 2012  Vigil in London 23 February 2012

Call the Secretary of Defense! appeal to supporters 13 February 2012
 National Lawyers Guild - free Bradley Manning  6 February 2012
Bradley Manning nominated for 2012 Nobel Peace Prize by 3 Icelandic M.P.'s 1 February 2012
Motion in support of Bradley Manning The No Debt Committee supports the No Debt International Day of Struggle and sends solidarity and support for Bradley Manning, joining the millions of supporters around the world.31 January 2012
MILITARY JUSTICE: The Bradley Manning "Article 32 Hearing" 28 January 2012
Bradley Manning: US tour, protest in Germany, Greece, Italy and by UK parliamentarians 21 January 2012
Call General Linnington – Tell him to drop the charge against Bradley Manning of ‘aiding the enemy’ 19 January 2012
Graham Nash and James Raymond release song & video in support of Bradley Manning  17 December 2011
Obama must testify argues accused WikiLeaker defense  12 December 2011
Army Sets Bradley Manning Pre-trial for 17 Dec - international protests taking place 2 December 2011
European parliamentarians condemn White House treatment of Bradley Manning 30 November 2011
National Call-in Week November 15th-18th! Let Obama and Biden know of your support for Bradley Manning

Michael Moore Speaks to the General Assembly of protesters at #OccupySF on Bradley Manning  31 Oct 2011

War resisters Ciaron O'Reilly and Ben Griffin speak out for Manning 29 October 2011
Bradley Manning Support Network in solidarity with Occupy Movement "Our struggle for Bradley Manning’s freedom is a struggle for everyone’s freedom. The Occupy movement’s fight for true democracy is everyone’s fight. That is why we’re standing in solidarity, in person, as we Occupy everywhere.” 14 October 2011
Bradley’s lawyer on his new treatment conditions "Since being moved to the JRCF, PFC Manning’s overall mood and demeanor has greatly improved......he is able to maintain regular contact with his defense team." 30 June 2011

Most in LGBT Community Don’t Even Know of Bradley Manning In San Francisco, New York and Chicago, support contingents for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the accused WikiLeaks whistleblower, participated in Sunday’s gay pride parades. 28 June 2011

Lt. Dan Choi: Proud to Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with Bradley Manning: "The US is a horrible role model, not only on gay rights, but progress." 24 June  2011

KPFK interview UK Friends of Bradley Manning & Payday 23 June 2011

Leah Bolger of Veterans for Peace speaking during the "Rally for Bradley Manning" at Ft. Leavenworth, KS on 4 June  2011

LGBTQ support for Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning's jail conditions improve dramatically after protest campaign Switch of WikiLeaks whistleblower suspect from maximum security jail means more rights and liberties in run-up to trial.  Ed Pilkington in New York,

A Typical Day For PFC Bradley Manning at Fort Leavenworth 3 May 2011
Bradley Manning needs consular visit, mother tells William Hague  The soldier is "British by descent", the Foreign Office confirmed this month. 13 April 2011
Bradley Manning case sparks UN criticism of US government  Mendez, the UN special rapporteur on torture, said: "I am deeply disappointed and frustrated by the prevarication of the US government with regard to my attempts to visit Mr Manning." 11 April 2011

Bradley Manning: top US legal scholars voice outrage at 'torture' Obama professor among 250 experts who have signed letter condemning humiliation of alleged WikiLeaks source.  Guardian 11 April 2011

Bradley Manning supporters welcome UK government's expression of concern  Campaigners call for the US soldier, whose mother is Welsh, to get consular access in the military prison where he is held. 
5 April 2010
P.J. Crowley - Why I called Bradley Manning's treatment 'stupid' I stand by what I said. 29 March 2011
You can hear Bradley Manning coming because of the chains' It is difficult to get in to see the imprisoned Bradley Manning, who is currently kept in chains as though he were a wild animal
Bradley Manning's military doctors accused over treatment A leading group of doctors in has questioned the role of military psychiatrists in Quantico, Virginia, where  Bradley Manning is being subjected to harsh treatment that some call torture.
INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS 19-20 March 2011  (called by Bradley Manning Support Network)
Report International Actions - details here.

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List of international actions  -  London -
Germany Greece Turkey Sue Glenton

Daniel Ellsberg - This shameful abuse of Bradley Manning His mistreatment amounts to torture. Either President Obama knows this or he should make it his business. 11 March 2011
Bradley Manning May Face Death Penalty 'Aiding the enemy' among 22 new charges brought against US soldier held in solitary confinement. 3 March 2011

Soldier accused of leaks hopes to be freed over ‘denial of rights’

Bradley Manning May Face Death Penalty 'Aiding the enemy' among 22 new charges brought against US soldier held in solitary confinemen.
Bradley Manning is UK citizen Amnesty International asks government to intervene on behalf of soldier suspected of having passed US secrets to WikiLeaks.
The Trials of Bradley Manning, A Defense Whistleblowers who attempt to rectify the disastrous policies of their nation are not criminals.  They are patriots, and eventually are recognized as such.  Bradley Manning is by no means the first American to serve his country in such a way. 10 February 2011
Soldier accused of leaks hopes to be freed over ‘denial of rights’  Bradley Manning has taken great  interest in how new media has driven popular protests in Egypt and Tunisia  8 February 2011

From Wales to a US jail: the story of Bradley Manning "If you had unprecedented access to classified networks 14 hours a day, seven days a week for eight-plus months, what would you do?"

No link between Bradley Manning and Julian Assange US investigators have been unable to find evidence directly linking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Bradley Manning, the army private suspected of passing on confidential documents to the whistleblowing website... 26 January 2011
US protest singer releases a song about the treatment of Bradley Manning 4 January  2011
On Bradley Manning, Solitary Confinement, and Selective Outrage The treatment of Bradley Manning, which has introduced many on the left to the torment of solitary confinement, may present an opportunity for them to measure their own humanity. 2 January 2011
Julian Assange interviewed on Bradley Manning “If we are to believe the allegations, then this man acted for political reasons. He is a political prisoner in the United States.” 29 December 2010
They’re 'Slow-Torturing' Bradley Manning Right Under Our Noses House’s account from his visit with Manning suggests Manning's jailers, within the limitations they have, are doing their best to break Manning psychologically, Their primary limitation is the publicity surrounding the Manning case and the fact he has a strong, and hopefully growing, support network. 24 December 2010
UN to investigate treatment of jailed leaks suspect Bradley Manning The office of Manfred Nowak, special rapporteur on torture based in Geneva, received the complaint from a Manning supporter; his office confirmed that it was being looked into. 23 December 2010
Supporters Call for End to Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning Manning’s sleep is regularly interrupted. Coombs writes: “The guards are required to check on Manning every five minutes [...] At night, if the guards cannot see PFC Manning clearly, because he has a blanket over his head or is curled up towards the wall, they will wake him in order to ensure he is okay.” 22 December 2010
Assange begins mansion arrest, but his 'source' feels the heat Bradley Manning spent yesterday, his birthday, alone in a tiny, bare prison cell, without a pillow or sheets on his bed, in weak health and wracked with anxiety at the prospect of a prison sentence of 52 years. 18 December 2010
Why Stand with WikiLeaks Women Against Rape pointed out in a letter to Britain's Guardian newspaper: There is a long tradition of the use of rape and sexual assault for political agendas that have nothing to do with women's safety. In the South of the U.S., the lynching of Black men was often justified on grounds that they had raped or even looked at a white woman. 17 December 2010
The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning's detention From the beginning of his detention, Manning has been held in intensive solitary confinement.  For 23 out of 24 hours every day -- for seven straight months and counting -- he sits completely alone in his cell. 15 December 2010

Bradley Manning legal update and overview "We expect the pre-trial hearing of accused Wikileaks whistle-blower Bradley Manning to take place early 2011, followed by trial about four months later."
1 November 2010

IVAW Statement on the Iraq War Logs - A Call for Accountability The latest release by Wikileaks of the Iraq War Logs is the largest leak in U.S. history and reveals in extensive detail what Iraq Veterans Against the War has been saying since our founding in 2004. 27 October 2010

The Persecution of Bradley Manning ".....if Manning did what he is suspected of doing, he should be honored as an American hero for exposing war crimes and hopefully, ultimately, helping to end this war."
20 September 2010

International Days of Action in Solidarity with Bradley Manning Individuals and activists will take to the streets to show support for accused WikiLeaks whistleblower on September 16-19. 10 September 2010

Bradley Manning's Whistleblowing is Not a Crime “......we have an imperative to support those people who’ve seen the horrors of battle and want to share that reality with the American people.” 25 August 2010



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