In order to let some Hong Kong people know that there is a world beyond their tiny little city (sigh), I’m going to post some international headlines here from time to time. I’m not a journalist, so don’t expect in-depth reporting (And I’m not getting paid for this).
The Bradley Manning Trial begins today. Bradley Manning, a 25 year-old intelligence specialist in the US Army from Oklahoma, faces a potential life imprisonment sentence for leaking information that showcases US military’s atrocities, including a video that shows an U.S. Apache helicopter attack that killed civilians in 2007, to WikiLeaks. Manning has already pleaded guilty to other charges that will land him up-to-20 years in prison. Today’s trial is around the charge of “aiding the enemy". If found guilty, Manning could be imprisoned for life.
The following is the video in question (warning, not for the faint-hearted):