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Pentagon Papers whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg • Joan Baez • Medea Benjamin • Daniel J. Berrigan • Russell Brand • Prof. Noam Chomsky • Shepard Fairey
• Betty Aberlin • Arnold Aberman • Michael C. Acree • Lily Adams • M. Ross Adams • David W. Adelson • Ed Agro • Juan Martin Alegria Ayerdi • Ted Alexandro • Deborah Allen • Maria Allwine • Kris Alman •
Giovanni Altini • Americatransformed.us • Karen K. Anderson • Baracca Angelo • Asian Americans for Peace & Justice • Deni Asnis • Jeanie Attie • Roger A. Baker • Michelle & Mikhail Balaev • Armin Bannwarth
• Elizabeth Banwell • John R. Barker • John Perry Barlow • Mike Barson • Michael Bartolone • J. David Bartram • Janet Bates • MSG Gary L. Batterson, U.S. Army (retired) • Thomas Bauch • Rosalyn Baxandall •
Steve Bean • Don Bechler • Bernhard Behrendt • S.L. Belyea • Sterling Bennett • David Bergkvist • Naomi Berlyne • Laura Bernstein • Dr. Jerome Berrigan • J. Berthet • Marian Bichler • Laura Bickford •
WE ARE
Scott Bieser • Binky • Kit Birskovich • Cara Ava Bissell • Anton Black • Donna Blackburn • Bruce Boer • Barbara Bogard • Patrick Bonner • George Bormes • Henry Bortman • Bob Bowers • Brian P. Boyarko
• Colin Boyle • Gerhard Braendle • Frank Breitling • Judge Art Brennan • Timothy F. Brick • Renate Bridenthal • Paul M. Brinich, Ph.D. • Judith Brody • Broome County Peace Action • David Brown • June Brumer
• Severyn Bruyn • Eric Bubna • Brian Michael Burdette • Laurel Burik • Jasper Burik • Sasha Burik • Bob & Kathy Burkart-Lemke • Jean Robovsky Burkart-Lemke • Jim Burke • Jake Burkey • Earlene Busch •
Christine & Judith Bush • Nick Buxton • Anne Cadenasso • Ray W. Cage • April Rose Cahill • Joey Cain • Calamus Fellowship • Jane Califf • Ronald Callahan • Wilfred Candler • Pedro Cano • Emma L. Cape •
Jeffrey Carlson • Clifford Cary • William R. Castle • Filippo Cavalieri • John Bradley Chadwick • Aushim Chaudhuri • Wei-Ting Chen • Andrew W. Cheong • Matt Chew • Lynn R. Chong • Boudewijn Chorus
• Robert S. Christian • Terry Cleart • Sharyn Clough • Bud Coe • Mardge Cohen • Vera Spohr Cohen • Bill Collins • Gerry Condon • Tony Cohen, M.D. • Richard Congress • Michael Christopher Contreras •
Rita Corriel • Courage to Resist • Monica Courtney • Andrew Courtney • Carol Cross • Diana Cumming • Robert A. Cunningham • Isaac Curtis • John Cusack • Patricia Dahl • Becky Daiss • Patricia Davis •
A. Jesse Jiryu Davis • Stephen Frederick Davis • Chandler Davis • Nancy L. Dawson, M.D. • Alice Day • Jordan De La Ossa • John DeGregory • Sherryl Del Angel • Rosa Del Rão Lemus • John A. deLaubenfels
• Frank Blaha Denman • Michelle Dent • Linval R. DePass • Charles Despres • Bill Detzner • Carolyn Dickie • Thomas G. Dickinson • Susan Diederich • Chaitanya Diwadkar • Frank Dorrel • Steve Downs
• John Droeger • Dr. John Duelge • Lisa Duggan • Jo Ann Duman • Keira Duvernoy • Andrea Dye • Sandra Eagle • Paul Easton, Ph.D. • Carol Virginia Edwards • Bernie Eisenberg • Mark Eisenberg •
Neal D. Elinoff • Lisa Emeott • T. Engel • Rex English • Mark Epstein • Angel Espeso • Jodie Evans • Evanston Neighbors for Peace • Audrey Famette • Kristine Fayerman-Piatt • Anne Feeney • Maj. Leon Felkins,
U.S. Army (retired) • Joan M Ferrante • Russ & Edie Ferrell • Walter J. Ferstl • Sandra Fessler • Lloyd Fillion • Elise A. Fischer • Edward Fisher • Frank T. Fitzgerald • Tony Flaherty • Lowell Flanders •
Rodney Florence • Chris & Gene Fogler • Sandra Folzer • Bosse Forsãn • Richard Forward • The Foster Family • Michelle Fox • Nancee Fox • Gladys Foxe • Miller Francis • Paulette Jo Frederick-Mollica •
Sally B. Frank • Freedom Socialist Party • Mark Freeman • Shellie Frisina • Joseph L. Frost • Matthew Fuhrmann • Michiko Fukuda • Nathan L. Fuller • Mario Galvãn • Anne Garcia • Paul F. Garver • Yoram Gat • Gespass & Johnson • Joan P. Gibbs, Esq. • Ed Gibney • Sue Gibson • Michael Gilfillan • Rhoda Gilman • Angie Gipple • Chicha Glass • Laura Gleason • Mary G. Gleysteen • Johann Goergen • Nancy Gold • Renã Gommes • Julian Gonzalez • Mark M. Gonzalez, Esq. • Barbara Good • Arnold Gore • Tal Goretsky • Barbra Graber • Milt Greek • Dan & Donna Green • Lowell Jay Greenberg • Denise M. Greger • A. Gregory • Jason Gregory • Rena-Paulette Guay • Martin Gugino • Sabrina Guth • Rob Guttman • Earl Guy • Marise Gwin • Martine Habib • Diane Hallinen, M.D. • Lyn Hamlett • Amy H. • Karla Hansen • Robin Harper • Sarah C. Harper • Alanna Hartzok • Keith Hege • Donna Heim • Jenny Heinz • Dina Heisler • David R. Henderson • Jeffrey M. Hersk • John Pittman Hey • Chuck Heyn • Melissa L. Hill • Patricia Hine • Prof. Joan Hoff • Bill Hojohn • Greg Holloway • Adam Holmes • George & Judy Homanich • Gail E. Hoover • Wolf-Dietrich Hoppe • Prof. John Howard • Ken Howland • Joseph Hunt • Hayat Imam • Violeta M. Ivanova • John Iversen • Ellen Mosen James • Jonathan W. Jarvis • Lee Johnson • Vicki Johnson • Larry D. Johnson • Colm Johnston • Jonah House Community • Dr. Josh R. Klein • Hokhmah Joyallen • Charlie Kaften • Henry Kahn, M.D. • Chaitanya (Chai) Kalevar • Mary Kambic • Chris Kapilla • Chloe and Lily Kazma • Rosemary Snapp Kean • Joan Kedziora • Robert Keilbach • Melissa Keith • Kimberly Kennedy • Lucy Kenyon • Barclay Key • Gene Keyes • Richard Khanlian • Alisa Klein • Dorothy Knable • Dr. Michael D. Knox • Ben Kobashigawa • Suzanne Koch • Daniel Kohl • Joseph Kondrot • Sandra Koponen • Cathleen Krahe • Jon Krampner • Bruce Krawisz • L. Kristov • David Krolick • Mr. Jerry A. Kuehn • Patricia Kunkel • Carol Landsmam • Bjorn Robert Larsen • Michele Lassaux-Harlan • Brandon Laventure • Klaus Layer • Laura Leahy • Bob Lederer • Monandol • Thomas Lee • Steve Leeds • Louise A. Legun • George Leibman • Veronica Leitner • Patricia Leslie • Marilyn Lessem • Gerson Lesser, M.D. • David M. Levitt • Elana Levy • Ali Lichtenstein • Lee Liddle • Mary S. G. Lincoln • Karen Lindquist • Tony Litwinko • Igor Livshits • Michael Locker • Greg Logan • Lewis Loizou • Dr. Dennis Loo • David Lotto • Dr. Thomas A. Loudat • Linda Lee Luers • Rita Luevanos-Castro • Paul Lufkin • Andreas Lummerstorfer • Adelle Lutz • Gaudin Lyne • Martin MacKerel • Barbara Malley • Greg Mandel • Dutch/Belgian Bradley Manning Support Cmte • Catherine Marcotte • Aaron M-K • Roger Marheine • Mary Ellen Marino • John Marshall • Janice Martens • Jose Martin • Raph Martin • Terri Martin • Jacek Maryan • John Mason • Mark Mateja • Valerie Matthews • Dr. Andy Maxwell • Alan McCann-Sayles • Veronica McClaskey • Tim McCracken • Jamie McDaniel • Frank McElroy • Michael J. McGillivray • Cathleen McGuire • Michael McKee • Jeff McMahon • Steve McRoberts • Jeffrey A. Mead • Keoki Medeiros • Robert Meola • Military Families Speak Out, So. Cal. • Francisco de Sousa Messias • Mary Meyer • Ville Mikkola • Lydia Milanovic
BRADLEY
• Dr. Guthrie Miller • Dorothy Miller • Polly Miller • Anne Milner • Gary Mitchell• Sue Mitrovic • Mobilization Against War & Occupation, Vancouver, Canada • David Mauro Mollica • Louis Anthony Mollica •
Erik T. Moore • Elizabeth Morley • Markley Morris • Farah Muhsin Al Mousawi • Peter Muncie • Reid Thomas Murdoch • Elizabeth Murray • Sharon Muz • Richard Mynick • John Nagle • Rosa Naparstek •
Lyudmila Nemtsev • Shane Newsom • Casey Nicholas • Jan Lars Nielsen • Angela B. Nielsen • Michael Nola • David Kelly Ossowski Nolan • A. Nowara • Andrew Nygard • Caroline O’Connor • Heather O’Connor
• Kevin W. O’Cuilinn • Bjorn Ojerskog • Jean Opsomer • Catherine Orloff • Jennifer Ortiz de Lechner • Meg O’Shaughnessy • James Lambert Otis • Cynthia Papermaster • Jeffrey A. Paterson • Payday US/UK
MANNING
• Paul Peckham • Sandra Peevers • Louise Pender • William John Peterka • Nicholas P. Petropoulos • Uwe Pflueger • Thomas Pickarski • Sally Pincus • Cecile Pineda • Sheila Pinkel • Michael Platzer • Sandy Polishuk
• Christian Pollege • Karen Osborne Pope • Almerindo Portfolio • Ashley Pouryamini • Joshua P. Preston • Rik Przybranowski • C. Puzak • Queer Strike US/UK • Bill & Debbie Quigley • Josefina R. Quiles •
Robert Quill • Nancy Quinn • John Raby • Joseph Ragucci • Daniel L. Raphael • Edward J. Rathke • Michael Ratner • Martina Reich • John Reinke • Jon Reinsch • Rainey Reitman • Pastor Dave Reppert •
Milena Ribeiro • Albert D. Rich • Jean-Joseph Richard • Michele Richman • Gary Robert • Pamela M. Robert • Susan C. Robinson, M.D. • David M. Robinson • Suzanne Robson • Jonathan Rochkind, M.D.
• Pete Rogers • Stephen Rohde • P.M. Romero • Kay Rosen • Mary S. Roth • Stephanie Rugoff • Phil Runkel • Adrian Rush • Pamela Ruby Russell • Luke Ryan • Abhishek Saha • Miguel Sanchez • Robert Sandgrund
• Eric Steven Sarver • Karen Saunders • John Schaefer • Judith D. Schafer • Jay Schaffner • Gernot Schander • Wouter Schenk • Sarah Scher • Alexandre Scherer • Helen Schiff • Gordy Schiff • Antony Schofield •
Walter Schreiber • Jan Karel Schreuder • Bob Schwartz • John Sears • Douglass Seidman • Mark Selden • Christopher A.H. Seo • James Sewell • Rupa Shah • Alan Shapiro • Chip Sharpe • Judy Shattuck • Susan Sheftel
• Nora E. Shine • Andrew M. Sidle • G. Bryan Siegrist • Rikki Simm • Richard Simm • Dale Simpson • Theresa Sinclair • Zachary Sklar • Ursula & Bill Slavick • Barbara J. Sliger • Stansfield Smith • Maureen Smith
• Joyce Tzovaras Smith • Stephen Smith • Gregory Smith • Paul Solger • David R. Sonneborn • Phoebe Anne Sorgen • Donald Sparks • Steve Spieckerman • Peter Spitzform • Ronald Spriestersbach •
Frank Spring • Jacqueline Springwater • James Squire • Karen Stansbery • Arne Stav • Joanne Steele • Robert Stepan • Evelyn Stern • Blaine Stevenson • Clark Stoeckley • Shari Stone-Mediatore • Robert D. Stoudt •
Evan Stover • Lois Strand • Marek Strzelecki • Roland Stuber • Jennifer Sullivan • E. Whitaker Sutton • Maya Szilak • Janet C. Tillotson • Harold A. Taggart • Pat Taub • Bruce Taub • Sonia Tejada •
Ten Thousand Waves • Glenn Tetterton-Opheim • Rod Tharp • Andy Thayer • Donna Thompson • Ron Thompson • Michael Thurman • Janet C. Tillotson • D. E. Tingle • Betsy Toll • Dimity Torbett • Lana Touchstone
• Dr. Bruce G. Trigg • Joan & Lou Truskoff • Matt Turnbull • Madeleine Turner • Sandra Turner • Brian Tvedt • Bill Twist • Eric Uhden • US Peace Council • Rich Uspel • Yorick Van Wageningen • Debra Van Poolen
• Mary Van Valkenburg • Martijn Vermolen • William Visscher • Rodney Voelker • Steven Vogue • Demetra Vounas • Stuart Waldman • Elizabeth Waldron, M.D. • Beth Gelatt Wallace • Anne Walsh • Steve Wang • Stan Warford • Steve Waters • Dr. Kathleen Wayland • Terry Weber • Christoph Weber-Fahr • Michael Wehle • Mark Weller • Christopher Wells • Opal Westersea • Rose Marie Whalley • Meredith Rachel Whittaker • Anne Widmark • Ward Carleton Williams • Mark Maurice Williams • Marie Sheppard Williams • Susan K. Willis • Gregory Wilpert • Rich Wilson • Owen Wiltshire • Jeanne Winner • Mike Wong • Kathy Wooten • Jeff Workman • Prof. Paul Wortman • Joel E. Wright, Ph.D. • Conrad & Betty Wurtz • Iso Wyrsch • Sheila Wyse • Carroll & George Yandell • D. Kent Yates • Kevin Zeese • Janet D. Zimmerman • Adrian Zupp • Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer • Tom Morello • Graham Nash • Conor Oberst • Alice Walker • S. Brian Willson • Colonel Ann Wright, U.S. Army (retired)
In a time when we needed the truth, a young U.S.
Army private became our champion for openness and responsibility. An Intelligence Analyst, Bradley Manning had access to some of America’s dirtiest secrets, such as U.S. support for Iraqi torture, and
Journalists used these documents to uncover many startling truths. We learned…
• how Donald Rumsfeld and General Petraeus built their careers by supporting torture in Iraq.
• how deliberate civilian killings by U.S. forces in
Iraq and Afghanistan went unpunished, and that thousands of civilian casualties were never acknowledged.
• most Guantanamo detainees were innocent.
has accepted responsibility
for releasing these documents and mishandling classified information. Alone, these charges could send him to prison for 20 years. Yet the Government argues for life in prison, declaring that he sought to indirectly aid our enemies with a new “open-source” espionage.
We await military judge Colonel Denise Lind’s ruling
as to what sentence Bradley Manning will receive in her Fort Meade, Maryland courtroom
a few days from now. As PFC Manning has been imprisoned for over three years, and subjected to brutal conditions at Marine Base Quantico, Virginia
We will not relent until this American hero is free.
a video exposing American troops shooting children, civilians, and journalists from
an Apache helicopter over Baghdad. Bradley Manning acted on his conscience, with selfless courage and conviction, and gave these secrets to us, the American public.
No proof that any lives were endangered, or that any person was even harmed, was presented by the prosecution.
Help us continue to pay for 100% of Bradley Manning’s legal fees, including appeals if needed—in addition to grassroots education efforts.
“I believed that if the general public… had access to the information contained within the [Iraq and Afghan War Logs] this could spark a domestic debate on the role of the
a vast, unwarranted, and fundamentally unconstitutional program of Internet and phone surveillance on every U.S. citizen is being conducted by
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We stand with WikiLeaks whistle-blower U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning
We are American military veterans, artists, journalists, educators, homemakers, lawyers, and citizens. We live in red states and in blue states, in communities urban and rural. We ask you to consider the facts, and join us in declaring:
the National Security Agency. Edward Snowden fled his home explaining that he feared the type of extreme punishment that Bradley Manning has already endured in military pre-trial confinement.
for nine of those months, the only remotely reasonable sentence would be time-served.
Enough is enough. Free Bradley Manning now.
We call on Major General Jeffrey Buchanan to use his ability as Convening Authority of these proceedings to reduce any sentence handed down by Judge Lind in order to free Bradley Manning without delay.
In a time of endless war and economic distress, a cloud of government secrecy has eclipsed our republic. We are told that these secrets
military and our foreign policy in general as well as it related to Iraq and Afghanistan,” recently explained PFC Bradley Manning to the military court.
We put forward this letter to advance the public debate, as Bradley Manning intended— to further transparency and accountability in government. We dedicate ourselves to following Bradley Manning’s example to expose the truth, even when inconvenient to do so. To promote openness in our government, so that it can be evaluated and improved.
Finally, we call on President Barack Obama to pardon
PFC Bradley Manning. This 25-year-old, openly gay soldier from Oklahoma does not deserve to spend one more
day in prison for informing the public of our government’s policies. Bradley Manning believed you, Mr. President, when you came into office promising the most transparent administration in history, and that you would protect whistle- blowers. Now would be a good time to start upholding that pledged transparency, beginning with PFC Manning.
are necessary, that they save American lives, and we are told the growing National Security state is beyond question. More secrecy does not make us secure when it allows leaders and politicians to avoid accountability. We’ve learned these secrets also conceal crimes: torture, illegal surveillance, and corruption— all committed in our name.
“I wanted the American public to know that not everyone
in Iraq and Afghanistan
were targets that needed
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize three years in a row, Bradley Manning is a whistle-blower in every sense of the term. He exposed secret crimes and malfeasance for the public good, and took nothing in return. Bradley Manning
to be neutralized, but rather people who were struggling to live in the pressure cooker environment of what we call asymmetric warfare,” PFC Manning added.
To believe, passionately, in the power of real democracy.
For his service on behalf of an informed democracy, Bradley Manning faces life in prison. Prosecutors accuse him of “Aiding the Enemy” for providing WikiLeaks with this information, but acknowledged that they would have done the same if he had given the documents to The New York Times.
Tax-deductible donations to the Bradley Manning defense fund payable to: Courage to Resist / AFGJ
A new whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, has stepped forward since Bradley Manning’s trial began last month. He revealed that
Mail to: Bradley Manning Support Network c/o Courage to Resist
To learn more, follow daily developments in the case, and to contribute to the defense fund online, please visit:
www.bradleymanning.org

Pentagon Papers whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg • Joan Baez • Medea Benjamin • Daniel J. Berrigan • Russell Brand • Prof. Noam Chomsky • Shepard Fairey
• Betty Aberlin • Arnold Aberman • Michael C. Acree • Lily Adams • M. Ross Adams • David W. Adelson • Ed Agro • Juan Martin Alegria Ayerdi • Ted Alexandro • Deborah Allen • Maria Allwine • Kris Alman •
Giovanni Altini • Americatransformed.us • Karen K. Anderson • Baracca Angelo • Asian Americans for Peace & Justice • Deni Asnis • Jeanie Attie • Roger A. Baker • Michelle & Mikhail Balaev • Armin Bannwarth
• Elizabeth Banwell • John R. Barker • John Perry Barlow • Mike Barson • Michael Bartolone • J. David Bartram • Janet Bates • MSG Gary L. Batterson, U.S. Army (retired) • Thomas Bauch • Rosalyn Baxandall •
Steve Bean • Don Bechler • Bernhard Behrendt • S.L. Belyea • Sterling Bennett • David Bergkvist • Naomi Berlyne • Laura Bernstein • Dr. Jerome Berrigan • J. Berthet • Marian Bichler • Laura Bickford •
WE ARE
Scott Bieser • Binky • Kit Birskovich • Cara Ava Bissell • Anton Black • Donna Blackburn • Bruce Boer • Barbara Bogard • Patrick Bonner • George Bormes • Henry Bortman • Bob Bowers • Brian P. Boyarko
• Colin Boyle • Gerhard Braendle • Frank Breitling • Judge Art Brennan • Timothy F. Brick • Renate Bridenthal • Paul M. Brinich, Ph.D. • Judith Brody • Broome County Peace Action • David Brown • June Brumer
• Severyn Bruyn • Eric Bubna • Brian Michael Burdette • Laurel Burik • Jasper Burik • Sasha Burik • Bob & Kathy Burkart-Lemke • Jean Robovsky Burkart-Lemke • Jim Burke • Jake Burkey • Earlene Busch •
Christine & Judith Bush • Nick Buxton • Anne Cadenasso • Ray W. Cage • April Rose Cahill • Joey Cain • Calamus Fellowship • Jane Califf • Ronald Callahan • Wilfred Candler • Pedro Cano • Emma L. Cape •
Jeffrey Carlson • Clifford Cary • William R. Castle • Filippo Cavalieri • John Bradley Chadwick • Aushim Chaudhuri • Wei-Ting Chen • Andrew W. Cheong • Matt Chew • Lynn R. Chong • Boudewijn Chorus
• Robert S. Christian • Terry Cleart • Sharyn Clough • Bud Coe • Mardge Cohen • Vera Spohr Cohen • Bill Collins • Gerry Condon • Tony Cohen, M.D. • Richard Congress • Michael Christopher Contreras •
Rita Corriel • Courage to Resist • Monica Courtney • Andrew Courtney • Carol Cross • Diana Cumming • Robert A. Cunningham • Isaac Curtis • John Cusack • Patricia Dahl • Becky Daiss • Patricia Davis •
A. Jesse Jiryu Davis • Stephen Frederick Davis • Chandler Davis • Nancy L. Dawson, M.D. • Alice Day • Jordan De La Ossa • John DeGregory • Sherryl Del Angel • Rosa Del Rão Lemus • John A. deLaubenfels
• Frank Blaha Denman • Michelle Dent • Linval R. DePass • Charles Despres • Bill Detzner • Carolyn Dickie • Thomas G. Dickinson • Susan Diederich • Chaitanya Diwadkar • Frank Dorrel • Steve Downs
• John Droeger • Dr. John Duelge • Lisa Duggan • Jo Ann Duman • Keira Duvernoy • Andrea Dye • Sandra Eagle • Paul Easton, Ph.D. • Carol Virginia Edwards • Bernie Eisenberg • Mark Eisenberg •
Neal D. Elinoff • Lisa Emeott • T. Engel • Rex English • Mark Epstein • Angel Espeso • Jodie Evans • Evanston Neighbors for Peace • Audrey Famette • Kristine Fayerman-Piatt • Anne Feeney • Maj. Leon Felkins,
U.S. Army (retired) • Joan M Ferrante • Russ & Edie Ferrell • Walter J. Ferstl • Sandra Fessler • Lloyd Fillion • Elise A. Fischer • Edward Fisher • Frank T. Fitzgerald • Tony Flaherty • Lowell Flanders •
Rodney Florence • Chris & Gene Fogler • Sandra Folzer • Bosse Forsãn • Richard Forward • The Foster Family • Michelle Fox • Nancee Fox • Gladys Foxe • Miller Francis • Paulette Jo Frederick-Mollica •
Sally B. Frank • Freedom Socialist Party • Mark Freeman • Shellie Frisina • Joseph L. Frost • Matthew Fuhrmann • Michiko Fukuda • Nathan L. Fuller • Mario Galvãn • Anne Garcia • Paul F. Garver • Yoram Gat • Gespass & Johnson • Joan P. Gibbs, Esq. • Ed Gibney • Sue Gibson • Michael Gilfillan • Rhoda Gilman • Angie Gipple • Chicha Glass • Laura Gleason • Mary G. Gleysteen • Johann Goergen • Nancy Gold • Renã Gommes • Julian Gonzalez • Mark M. Gonzalez, Esq. • Barbara Good • Arnold Gore • Tal Goretsky • Barbra Graber • Milt Greek • Dan & Donna Green • Lowell Jay Greenberg • Denise M. Greger • A. Gregory • Jason Gregory • Rena-Paulette Guay • Martin Gugino • Sabrina Guth • Rob Guttman • Earl Guy • Marise Gwin • Martine Habib • Diane Hallinen, M.D. • Lyn Hamlett • Amy H. • Karla Hansen • Robin Harper • Sarah C. Harper • Alanna Hartzok • Keith Hege • Donna Heim • Jenny Heinz • Dina Heisler • David R. Henderson • Jeffrey M. Hersk • John Pittman Hey • Chuck Heyn • Melissa L. Hill • Patricia Hine • Prof. Joan Hoff • Bill Hojohn • Greg Holloway • Adam Holmes • George & Judy Homanich • Gail E. Hoover • Wolf-Dietrich Hoppe • Prof. John Howard • Ken Howland • Joseph Hunt • Hayat Imam • Violeta M. Ivanova • John Iversen • Ellen Mosen James • Jonathan W. Jarvis • Lee Johnson • Vicki Johnson • Larry D. Johnson • Colm Johnston • Jonah House Community • Dr. Josh R. Klein • Hokhmah Joyallen • Charlie Kaften • Henry Kahn, M.D. • Chaitanya (Chai) Kalevar • Mary Kambic • Chris Kapilla • Chloe and Lily Kazma • Rosemary Snapp Kean • Joan Kedziora • Robert Keilbach • Melissa Keith • Kimberly Kennedy • Lucy Kenyon • Barclay Key • Gene Keyes • Richard Khanlian • Alisa Klein • Dorothy Knable • Dr. Michael D. Knox • Ben Kobashigawa • Suzanne Koch • Daniel Kohl • Joseph Kondrot • Sandra Koponen • Cathleen Krahe • Jon Krampner • Bruce Krawisz • L. Kristov • David Krolick • Mr. Jerry A. Kuehn • Patricia Kunkel • Carol Landsmam • Bjorn Robert Larsen • Michele Lassaux-Harlan • Brandon Laventure • Klaus Layer • Laura Leahy • Bob Lederer • Monandol • Thomas Lee • Steve Leeds • Louise A. Legun • George Leibman • Veronica Leitner • Patricia Leslie • Marilyn Lessem • Gerson Lesser, M.D. • David M. Levitt • Elana Levy • Ali Lichtenstein • Lee Liddle • Mary S. G. Lincoln • Karen Lindquist • Tony Litwinko • Igor Livshits • Michael Locker • Greg Logan • Lewis Loizou • Dr. Dennis Loo • David Lotto • Dr. Thomas A. Loudat • Linda Lee Luers • Rita Luevanos-Castro • Paul Lufkin • Andreas Lummerstorfer • Adelle Lutz • Gaudin Lyne • Martin MacKerel • Barbara Malley • Greg Mandel • Dutch/Belgian Bradley Manning Support Cmte • Catherine Marcotte • Aaron M-K • Roger Marheine • Mary Ellen Marino • John Marshall • Janice Martens • Jose Martin • Raph Martin • Terri Martin • Jacek Maryan • John Mason • Mark Mateja • Valerie Matthews • Dr. Andy Maxwell • Alan McCann-Sayles • Veronica McClaskey • Tim McCracken • Jamie McDaniel • Frank McElroy • Michael J. McGillivray • Cathleen McGuire • Michael McKee • Jeff McMahon • Steve McRoberts • Jeffrey A. Mead • Keoki Medeiros • Robert Meola • Military Families Speak Out, So. Cal. • Francisco de Sousa Messias • Mary Meyer • Ville Mikkola • Lydia Milanovic
BRADLEY
• Dr. Guthrie Miller • Dorothy Miller • Polly Miller • Anne Milner • Gary Mitchell• Sue Mitrovic • Mobilization Against War & Occupation, Vancouver, Canada • David Mauro Mollica • Louis Anthony Mollica •
Erik T. Moore • Elizabeth Morley • Markley Morris • Farah Muhsin Al Mousawi • Peter Muncie • Reid Thomas Murdoch • Elizabeth Murray • Sharon Muz • Richard Mynick • John Nagle • Rosa Naparstek •
Lyudmila Nemtsev • Shane Newsom • Casey Nicholas • Jan Lars Nielsen • Angela B. Nielsen • Michael Nola • David Kelly Ossowski Nolan • A. Nowara • Andrew Nygard • Caroline O’Connor • Heather O’Connor
• Kevin W. O’Cuilinn • Bjorn Ojerskog • Jean Opsomer • Catherine Orloff • Jennifer Ortiz de Lechner • Meg O’Shaughnessy • James Lambert Otis • Cynthia Papermaster • Jeffrey A. Paterson • Payday US/UK
MANNING
• Paul Peckham • Sandra Peevers • Louise Pender • William John Peterka • Nicholas P. Petropoulos • Uwe Pflueger • Thomas Pickarski • Sally Pincus • Cecile Pineda • Sheila Pinkel • Michael Platzer • Sandy Polishuk
• Christian Pollege • Karen Osborne Pope • Almerindo Portfolio • Ashley Pouryamini • Joshua P. Preston • Rik Przybranowski • C. Puzak • Queer Strike US/UK • Bill & Debbie Quigley • Josefina R. Quiles •
Robert Quill • Nancy Quinn • John Raby • Joseph Ragucci • Daniel L. Raphael • Edward J. Rathke • Michael Ratner • Martina Reich • John Reinke • Jon Reinsch • Rainey Reitman • Pastor Dave Reppert •
Milena Ribeiro • Albert D. Rich • Jean-Joseph Richard • Michele Richman • Gary Robert • Pamela M. Robert • Susan C. Robinson, M.D. • David M. Robinson • Suzanne Robson • Jonathan Rochkind, M.D.
• Pete Rogers • Stephen Rohde • P.M. Romero • Kay Rosen • Mary S. Roth • Stephanie Rugoff • Phil Runkel • Adrian Rush • Pamela Ruby Russell • Luke Ryan • Abhishek Saha • Miguel Sanchez • Robert Sandgrund
• Eric Steven Sarver • Karen Saunders • John Schaefer • Judith D. Schafer • Jay Schaffner • Gernot Schander • Wouter Schenk • Sarah Scher • Alexandre Scherer • Helen Schiff • Gordy Schiff • Antony Schofield •
Walter Schreiber • Jan Karel Schreuder • Bob Schwartz • John Sears • Douglass Seidman • Mark Selden • Christopher A.H. Seo • James Sewell • Rupa Shah • Alan Shapiro • Chip Sharpe • Judy Shattuck • Susan Sheftel
• Nora E. Shine • Andrew M. Sidle • G. Bryan Siegrist • Rikki Simm • Richard Simm • Dale Simpson • Theresa Sinclair • Zachary Sklar • Ursula & Bill Slavick • Barbara J. Sliger • Stansfield Smith • Maureen Smith
• Joyce Tzovaras Smith • Stephen Smith • Gregory Smith • Paul Solger • David R. Sonneborn • Phoebe Anne Sorgen • Donald Sparks • Steve Spieckerman • Peter Spitzform • Ronald Spriestersbach •
Frank Spring • Jacqueline Springwater • James Squire • Karen Stansbery • Arne Stav • Joanne Steele • Robert Stepan • Evelyn Stern • Blaine Stevenson • Clark Stoeckley • Shari Stone-Mediatore • Robert D. Stoudt •
Evan Stover • Lois Strand • Marek Strzelecki • Roland Stuber • Jennifer Sullivan • E. Whitaker Sutton • Maya Szilak • Janet C. Tillotson • Harold A. Taggart • Pat Taub • Bruce Taub • Sonia Tejada •
Ten Thousand Waves • Glenn Tetterton-Opheim • Rod Tharp • Andy Thayer • Donna Thompson • Ron Thompson • Michael Thurman • Janet C. Tillotson • D. E. Tingle • Betsy Toll • Dimity Torbett • Lana Touchstone
• Dr. Bruce G. Trigg • Joan & Lou Truskoff • Matt Turnbull • Madeleine Turner • Sandra Turner • Brian Tvedt • Bill Twist • Eric Uhden • US Peace Council • Rich Uspel • Yorick Van Wageningen • Debra Van Poolen
• Mary Van Valkenburg • Martijn Vermolen • William Visscher • Rodney Voelker • Steven Vogue • Demetra Vounas • Stuart Waldman • Elizabeth Waldron, M.D. • Beth Gelatt Wallace • Anne Walsh • Steve Wang • Stan Warford • Steve Waters • Dr. Kathleen Wayland • Terry Weber • Christoph Weber-Fahr • Michael Wehle • Mark Weller • Christopher Wells • Opal Westersea • Rose Marie Whalley • Meredith Rachel Whittaker • Anne Widmark • Ward Carleton Williams • Mark Maurice Williams • Marie Sheppard Williams • Susan K. Willis • Gregory Wilpert • Rich Wilson • Owen Wiltshire • Jeanne Winner • Mike Wong • Kathy Wooten • Jeff Workman • Prof. Paul Wortman • Joel E. Wright, Ph.D. • Conrad & Betty Wurtz • Iso Wyrsch • Sheila Wyse • Carroll & George Yandell • D. Kent Yates • Kevin Zeese • Janet D. Zimmerman • Adrian Zupp • Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer • Tom Morello • Graham Nash • Conor Oberst • Alice Walker • S. Brian Willson • Colonel Ann Wright, U.S. Army (retired)
In a time when we needed the truth, a young U.S.
Army private became our champion for openness and responsibility. An Intelligence Analyst, Bradley Manning had access to some of America’s dirtiest secrets, such as U.S. support for Iraqi torture, and
Journalists used these documents to uncover many startling truths. We learned…
• how Donald Rumsfeld and General Petraeus built their careers by supporting torture in Iraq.
• how deliberate civilian killings by U.S. forces in
Iraq and Afghanistan went unpunished, and that thousands of civilian casualties were never acknowledged.
• most Guantanamo detainees were innocent.
has accepted responsibility
for releasing these documents and mishandling classified information. Alone, these charges could send him to prison for 20 years. Yet the Government argues for life in prison, declaring that he sought to indirectly aid our enemies with a new “open-source” espionage.
We await military judge Colonel Denise Lind’s ruling
as to what sentence Bradley Manning will receive in her Fort Meade, Maryland courtroom
a few days from now. As PFC Manning has been imprisoned for over three years, and subjected to brutal conditions at Marine Base Quantico, Virginia
We will not relent until this American hero is free.
a video exposing American troops shooting children, civilians, and journalists from
an Apache helicopter over Baghdad. Bradley Manning acted on his conscience, with selfless courage and conviction, and gave these secrets to us, the American public.
No proof that any lives were endangered, or that any person was even harmed, was presented by the prosecution.
Help us continue to pay for 100% of Bradley Manning’s legal fees, including appeals if needed—in addition to grassroots education efforts.
“I believed that if the general public… had access to the information contained within the [Iraq and Afghan War Logs] this could spark a domestic debate on the role of the
a vast, unwarranted, and fundamentally unconstitutional program of Internet and phone surveillance on every U.S. citizen is being conducted by
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We stand with WikiLeaks whistle-blower U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning
We are American military veterans, artists, journalists, educators, homemakers, lawyers, and citizens. We live in red states and in blue states, in communities urban and rural. We ask you to consider the facts, and join us in declaring:
the National Security Agency. Edward Snowden fled his home explaining that he feared the type of extreme punishment that Bradley Manning has already endured in military pre-trial confinement.
for nine of those months, the only remotely reasonable sentence would be time-served.
Enough is enough. Free Bradley Manning now.
We call on Major General Jeffrey Buchanan to use his ability as Convening Authority of these proceedings to reduce any sentence handed down by Judge Lind in order to free Bradley Manning without delay.
In a time of endless war and economic distress, a cloud of government secrecy has eclipsed our republic. We are told that these secrets
military and our foreign policy in general as well as it related to Iraq and Afghanistan,” recently explained PFC Bradley Manning to the military court.
We put forward this letter to advance the public debate, as Bradley Manning intended— to further transparency and accountability in government. We dedicate ourselves to following Bradley Manning’s example to expose the truth, even when inconvenient to do so. To promote openness in our government, so that it can be evaluated and improved.
Finally, we call on President Barack Obama to pardon
PFC Bradley Manning. This 25-year-old, openly gay soldier from Oklahoma does not deserve to spend one more
day in prison for informing the public of our government’s policies. Bradley Manning believed you, Mr. President, when you came into office promising the most transparent administration in history, and that you would protect whistle- blowers. Now would be a good time to start upholding that pledged transparency, beginning with PFC Manning.
are necessary, that they save American lives, and we are told the growing National Security state is beyond question. More secrecy does not make us secure when it allows leaders and politicians to avoid accountability. We’ve learned these secrets also conceal crimes: torture, illegal surveillance, and corruption— all committed in our name.
“I wanted the American public to know that not everyone
in Iraq and Afghanistan
were targets that needed
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize three years in a row, Bradley Manning is a whistle-blower in every sense of the term. He exposed secret crimes and malfeasance for the public good, and took nothing in return. Bradley Manning
to be neutralized, but rather people who were struggling to live in the pressure cooker environment of what we call asymmetric warfare,” PFC Manning added.
To believe, passionately, in the power of real democracy.
For his service on behalf of an informed democracy, Bradley Manning faces life in prison. Prosecutors accuse him of “Aiding the Enemy” for providing WikiLeaks with this information, but acknowledged that they would have done the same if he had given the documents to The New York Times.
Tax-deductible donations to the Bradley Manning defense fund payable to: Courage to Resist / AFGJ
A new whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, has stepped forward since Bradley Manning’s trial began last month. He revealed that
Mail to: Bradley Manning Support Network c/o Courage to Resist
To learn more, follow daily developments in the case, and to contribute to the defense fund online, please visit:
www.bradleymanning.org

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