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Bradley Manning: Nobel Peace Prize Nomination 2012

By Angela Keaton, January 21, 2013

I can anticipate all the objections. Regardless, keeping Bradley Manning’s name in the press increases the chances that some justice, somewhere might be served.

From Birgitta Jónsdóttir and Margrét Tryggvadóttir, Members of the Icelandic Parliament:

We have the great honor of nominating Private First Class Bradley Manning for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. Manning is a soldier in the United States army who stands accused of releasing hundreds of thousands of documents to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks. The leaked documents pointed to a long history of corruption, war crimes, and imperialism by the United States government in international dealings. These revelations have fueled democratic uprising around the world, including a democratic revolution in Tunisia. According to journalists, his alleged actions helped motivate the democratic Arab Spring movements, shed light on secret corporate influence on our foreign policies, and most recently contributed to the Obama Administration agreeing to withdraw all U.S.troops from the occupation in Iraq.

Bradley Manning has been incarcerated for well over a year by the U.S. government without a trial. He spent over ten months of that time period in solitary confinement, conditions which experts worldwide have criticized as torturous. Juan Mendez, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has repeatedly requested and been denied a private meeting with Manning to assess his conditions.

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Go Iceland!

Go Iceland!

Yes!

I wonder if anyone nominated Dr. Ron Paul.
Nobody in America talks as much against unconstitutional wars as he does.

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Nobel committee bunch of morons,

It's not necessarily the honor it once was.

His jailer won that prize. in 2009.

Free includes debt-free!

agreed

Nominating Bradley for Nobel Peace Prize is just another activist effort to help get him out of prison -- it brings attention to his plight.

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I applaud all efforts to free Bradley.

I makes me grind my teeth, when I think of the cruel and unusual punishment he has suffered. His first and fourth amendment rights violated all without due process.

Peace, Thomasz.

Free includes debt-free!

Wow to think if he won, his

Wow to think if he won, his name would be placed next to Obama's. That should give the prize a lot of credibility.

It is better to look dumb and not be, than to look smart and not be.

The one Obama got

They just need to change its name to War Prize and all is fixed.

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now that would

really piss some people off !!!!!

LOVE IT

Bradley should get two NPP's (Obama are you listening?)

If he gets it imagine the world-wide pressure to begin war crimes tribunals.

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