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Hearing on Bradley Manning’s pre-trial confinement concludes

By Naomi Spencer, December 12, 2012

Manning was arrested May 26, 2010, accused of the largest leak of classified military and government documents in history while working as an intelligence analyst in Iraq.

Bradley Manning speaks on abuse

By Naomi Spencer, December 1, 2012

Accused whistleblower Bradley Manning told the military court of sleep deprivation, isolation, and torment by guards.

Psychiatrists testify on military mistreatment of Bradley Manning

By Naomi Spencer, November 30, 2012

Psychiatrists testified Wednesday that recommendations to end Manning’s solitary confinement were ignored.

Bradley Manning testifies on his detention

By Naomi Spencer, November 30, 2012

Bradley Manning took the stand to speak on his pre-trial detention Thursday. It was the first public statement from the accused whistleblower in over two years.

Report highlights UN “failure” in Sri Lanka

By Sujeewa Amaranath, November 29, 2012

The lessons drawn from the report are aimed at fashioning the UN into a more effective tool of imperialist intervention.

Bradley Manning hearing focuses on unlawful pre-trial punishment

By Naomi Spencer, November 28, 2012

The Army’s pre-trial hearing resumed Tuesday against Bradley Manning, who is accused of leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.

US criticises Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council

By Sujeewa Amaranath, November 13, 2012

The US and India want Colombo to distance itself from Beijing in order to advance their strategic and economic interests in South Asia.

US Army hearing begins into March 2012 Afghan atrocity

By Naomi Spencer, November 10, 2012

Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, accused of carrying out a massacre of Afghan civilians, faces 16 counts of murder.

UN human rights officials visit Sri Lanka

By Sampath Perera, September 24, 2012

The government’s invitation to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is a message to Washington that it wants closer ties to the US.

Italian right wing honours fascist war criminal

By Marianne Arens, August 22, 2012

An Italian town has erected a monument to the notorious fascist, Rodolfo Graziani.

Nazi war criminal Laszlo Csatary arrested in Budapest

By Markus Salzmann, July 23, 2012

The 97-year-old is accused of being involved in the murder of 16,000 Hungarian Jews during the Second World War.

British court rejects WikiLeaks editor’s final extradition appeal

By Mike Head, June 15, 2012

As a result of yesterday’s UK Supreme Court ruling, Julian Assange could be forcibly removed to Sweden as early as June 28.