For Immediate Release
Military Refers All Charges Against Bradley Manning to Court Martial
Despite Clear Evidence of Bias, 'Show Trial' of Accused WikiLeaks Whistle-blower Set to Proceed
WASHINGTON - Military officers orchestrating proceedings against PFC Bradley Manning have referred all charges that were considered during last month's Article 32 proceedings to a general court martial. Investigating officer Lt. Col. Paul Almanza rejected a request from lead defense counsel David Coombs to consolidate the 22 charges into three charges, expressing concerns that the military is over-charging PFC Manning.
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