Bradley Manning lawyer alleges slow trial is "an absolute mockery" of rightsQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Under the US military rule book, a soldier must be arraigned and his trial officially started within 120 days of him being put into captivity. Yet in an exhaustive 117-page motion that Manning has been so far spent 845 days in pretrial confinement 'and still has not had his day in court.' Should the trial kick off on 4 February next year, as it is currently scheduled to do, he will have been held for 983 days.|
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