Manning defense team says secrecy demolishes chances of fair trial

Attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning, charged with espionage for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, are charging that the federal prosecutors are withholding documents needed for a defense.

Manning’s attorneys say that they have been frustrated in their attempts to gain access to official “damage assessments” that provide details on the actual damages of the leaks to national security. -db

From the Courthouse News Service, April 23, 2012, by Adam Klasfeld.

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