Because I believe the public deserves the truth and whistleblowers deserve a fair trial.
1 days of unjust confinement is enough!
Drop the "aiding the enemy" charge
Amidst courtroom secrecy, whistleblower and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning is on trial after three years of confinement.
The information that Bradley gave to the public has been a catalyst for pro-democracy movements in the Arab world, exposed the unjust detainment of innocent people at Guantanamo Bay, shown us the true human cost of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and changed journalism forever.
There is no evidence that anyone died as a result of the leaked information, yet Bradley faces life in prison or possibly death. The greatest charge against him is that of “aiding the enemy,” a capital offense. As the public who benefited from this information, does that make us the enemy? What price will future whistleblowers pay?
My name is Shane Erickson. I am a special education paraprofessional from Rochester, Minnesota, and I support Bradley Manning because he had the courage and principal to stand up for what is right. He is a real hero, a patriot and a champion of the rule of law.
My name is Latrel Smith and I am a sleep lab technician is north east Texas. I support Bradley Manning because I feel robbed of my dignity as an american. I have never felt proud of my country. I am most certainly disgusted by our leaders and those soilders who have turned a blind eye to war crimes. I hope to live in a world one day not ran by propoganda.
My name is doug deaton. I am a retired salesman and entrepreneur, 70 years young, and i support Bradley because he bravely answered Spirit’s call to reveal the truth to the sleeping masses. I live in cohousing community in Portland, Oregon, USA.