Cruel and Unusual Punishment? Protests Grow of Bradley Manning's Treatment in Detention

The conditions under which presumed WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning are being held have been tightened again. Even US politicians believe they're illegal. In the latest development, a key State Department official has resigned over critical remarks he made about Manning's detainment.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Activists protest the conditions of Bradley Manning's detention in front of the US State Department in Washington on Monday.

Activists protest the conditions of Bradley Manning's detention in front of the US State Department in Washington on Monday.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan