- December 17, 1987
Bradley Manning is a former Army intelligence analyst who released the Collateral Murder video that exposed the killing of unarmed civilians and two Reuters journalists, by a US Apache helicopter crew in Iraq. Manning also shared documents, known as the Afghan War Diary, the Iraq War Logs, and series of US diplomatic cables. He stated these documents where some of the most important historical documents of our time. These documents were published by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Source: BradleyManning.com
On July 30, Manning was found not guilty of ‘aiding the enemy,’ but was still found guilty on 19 lesser counts, including six counts of espionage.