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Bradley Manning gets court date

Issue No. 2279

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking information to the Wikileaks website, will have a first hearing before a military court next month.

Manning, aged 22, has been held and tortured in a US maximum security prison for the past 18 months.

The US wants to force Manning to give evidence to incriminate Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

His hearing will take place on 16 December.

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Tue 22 Nov 2011, 18:25 GMT
Issue No. 2279
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