Posts Tagged: Abu Ghraib

Bradley Manning Receives 35-Year Prison Sentence

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Bradley Manning, the whistleblower who leaked military documents to WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

As the Atlantic points out, this sentence “far exceeds any punishments related to the misconduct he revealed.” For example, the Abu Ghraib torturers all received sentences of fewer than 10 years, and others involved in torture had charges dropped altogether.

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Lynndie England Sues Tortured Biographer

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england02Former Army reservist Lynndie England, the international face of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is suing her biographer for seizing control of what was intended to be a shared copyright. In July, writer Gary S. Winkler abruptly resigned from the limited liability corporation established to handle finances and formed his own.

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