Steve Mullis
npr.org
January 8, 2013

At a pretrial hearing Tuesday at Fort Meade in Maryland, a military judge reduced the potential sentence for the Army private who allegedly sent a mass of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks.

Col. Denise Lind found that the nine months Pfc. Bradley Manning spent in solitary confinement in a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., was illegal, The Associated Press reports. She credited a total of 112 days toward any prison sentence Manning receives if convicted.

Manning was kept in a windowless cell 23 hours a day, often without any clothing. Officials have said it was to keep him from harming himself.

Read more

The Reopen America Back to School Special is now live! Save up to 60% on our most popular items!


Related Articles


Comments