US: Arrests At WikiLeaks Suspect Base Protest

Monday March 21, 2011

Daniel Ellsberg arrested at Bradley Manning protest Virginia

Daniel Ellsberg arrested at Bradley Manning protest

More than 30 people have been arrested outside a US marine base during a protest against the treatment of a detained army private accused of giving classified information to Wikileaks.

Bradley Manning is being held in solitary confinement at the Quantico base in Virginia awaiting trial on nearly two dozen charges, including aiding the enemy.The 23-year-old former intelligence analyst is accused of handing over confidential US military and government documents to the whistleblowing website.

He is suspected of leaking a military video showing an attack on unarmed men in Iraq, war logs from Iraq and Afghanistan and more than 250,000 state department cables. Continue reading