Sunday, March 6, 2011

'Sarcastic Quip' May Have Triggered Stripping of WikiLeaks Suspect

via (title unknown) by andrea on 3/6/11

A 'sarcastic quip' that a U.S. Army private made about his predicament at a Marine Corps brig may have led to orders that he strip naked each night, the soldier's attorney said Saturday.

Beginning on Wednesday night, Pfc. Bradley Manning, who's facing preliminary charges related to massive leaks of classified information to the online publisher WikiLeaks, was forced by authorities at the Marine Corps Brig in Quantico, Va. to sleep naked in his cell and remain naked through a jail roll call in the morning.


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