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Bradley Manning Acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” Charge, Month-long Sentencing Phase Now Determines Fate

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 8th August, 2013 | No Comments

Bradley ManningBradley Manning acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” charge, month-long sentencing phase now determines fate. “We won the battle, now we need to go win the war,” shared defense attorney David Coombs following today’s verdict.
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Leaving Truth Outside the Court House at Bradley Manning’s Trial

Posted by in Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 4th June, 2013 | No Comments

Ann Wright and others at front of Bradley Manning march. Ft. Meade 6/1/13 Photo Credit: codepinkhqMedea Benjamin, founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange, and retired US Army Colonel and former US diplomat Ann Wright, report back about Bradley Manning’s trial, which began on Monday and is expected to last approximately 3 months.
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Julian Assange’s Acceptance Speech at Global Exchange’s Human Rights Awards

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 14th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-2013-26We celebrated the 2013 Human Rights Awards on Thursday May 9th in San Francisco. This year’s Honorees are People’s Choice Awardee Julian Assange and Wikileaks, Grassroots Awardee Crystal Lameman, and Human Rights Awardee Noam Chomsky. If you missed this special night here is Julian Assange’s acceptance speech, along with Kiki Kapany’s introduction.
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Who is Your Human Rights Hero?

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 6th March, 2013 | No Comments

2013peopleschoice_extendedDo you have a Human Rights Hero you want to tell the world about? Well, then you’re in the right place. Introducing the 2013 Human Rights People’s Choice Award Contest, where people just like you nominate and vote for their Human Rights Hero.
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International Protests of Bradley Manning’s 1,000th Day in Jail Without Trial

Posted by in Guest Posts, World News & Events on 21st February, 2013 | No Comments

Bradley ManningPFC Bradley Manning has been in jail awaiting trial for nearly 1,000 days for exposing war crimes, corruption, and widespread abuse. On February 23, there will be international protests in solidarity with Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning.
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10th Annual Human Rights Awards Gala in Pictures!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 15th May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Global Exchange staff all dressed up at 10th Annual Human Rights Awards galaOur 10th Annual Human Rights Awards gala was a truly inspiring evening. Here’s a rundown of what took place, along with pictures, because as they say, they’re worth a thousand words (each?)
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The Government’s Warning to Bradley Manning and Others: “Tell on us, and we will put you behind bars for the rest of your life”

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 30th April, 2012 | No Comments

Global Exchange board member Ann WrightThe following guest post by Col. Ann Wright (Ret.), a Global Exchange board member, who resigned from the State Department on March 19, 2003 in protest of the invasion of Iraq. Here she breaks down why the pre-trial hearings for alleged Wikileaks whistleblower US Army PFC Bradley Manning hold some lessons for us all.
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Guess Who is Accepting Bradley Manning’s Human Rights People’s Choice Award

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 25th April, 2012 | No Comments

Human-Rights-Award-AccepterMay 10th is an evening you won’t want to miss! We’ll be shining a spotlight on 2012 Human Rights Award Honoree Annie Leonard and People’s Choice Winner PFC Bradley Manning, and this just in…Bradley Manning’s award will be accepted by special guest…
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And the 2012 People’s Choice Winner is…

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 2nd April, 2012 | 3 Comments

Bradley ManningWith over 2,900 votes, the people have chosen PFC Bradley Manning as the 2012 People’s Choice Award winner. Global Exchange is proud to honor Bradley Manning, and we hope you’ll take a moment to read more about this year’s winner.
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War crimes good, exposing them bad

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 11th March, 2011 | No Comments

201139163813154472_20Bradley Manning is accused of humiliating the political establishment by revealing the complicity of top US officials in carrying out and covering up war crimes. In return for his act of conscience, the US government is torturing him, humiliating him and trying to keep him behind bars for life.
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