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LONDON – Bradley Manning Verdict Day Solidarity

Brad’s in chains for us, We’re on the loose for him!Three hours before the Bradley Manning verdict was to come down Tuesday (NSA HQ Ft.Meade, Maryland USA 1pm/ London 6pm), supporters of Bradley Manning gathered at the Eros statue in Picadilly Circuls London. The 15 gathered, included folks from Aotearoa, Australia, England, Ireland, Iraq, Italy, United States. They included artists, a boat builder, Catholic Workers fathers, former prisoners, mothers, musicians, priests, & students. They were joined by a Swiss tourist who picked a Bradley Manning placard.

Three hours before the Bradley Manning verdict was to come down Tuesday (NSA HQ Ft.Meade, Maryland USA 1pm/ London 6pm), supporters of Bradley Manning gathered at the Eros statue in Picadilly Circuls London. The 15 gathered, included folks from Aotearoa, Australia, England, Ireland, Iraq, Italy, United States. They included artists, a boat builder, Catholic Workers, fathers, former prisoners, mothers, musicians, priests, & students. They were joined by a Swiss tourist who picked a Bradley Manning placard.

At 5.30 pm the 15 folks began to walk single file to the U.S. embassy carrying placards calling for the freedom of Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and end the to war.
PHOTOS http://tinyurl.com/nss3tn2
PHOTOS OF PREVIOUS LONDON BRADLEY MANNING SOLIDARITY http://www.flickr.com/photos/64728140@N02/

The procession arrived at the U.S. embassy just before the London verdict time of 6pm. The gathering was addressed by former anti-war prisoner of the United States Ciaron O;Reilly http://tinyurl.com/cpayjzq
VID (2 mins) COR speaking before verdict outside U.S. embassy, London
http://tinyurl.com/mxwoy7z

As 6 pm struck, the verdict was being tweeted from NSA HQ Ft. Meade VID (8 secs) announcing tweets from Ft. Meade Court room outside U.S. embassy London
http://tinyurl.com/pa24q5w

Courtroom sketch from when #Manning verdict was read
http://tinyurl.com/pmocp6m

Table detailing verdict in Bradley Manning trial | O’Brien
http://www.alexaobrien.com/verdict.html

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MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE VERDICT (Add more here in the comment section….)
VID ( 8 mins) PBS Newshour – (Michael Ratner) Did Bradley Manning get a fair trial?
http://tinyurl.com/o8z9bgz

Democracy Now
1.5-hour live special broadcast on the Bradley Manning verdict,
you can catch it on repeat:
http://owl.li/ntvHR

Ciaron O’Reilly
Blog http://ciaron.wordpress.com/

“The poor tell us who we are,
The prophets tell us who we could be,
So we hide the poor,
And kill the prophets.”
Phil Berrigan

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