Bradley Manning

Supporters vigil in Crescent to protest Manning sentence

Thirteen Oklahoma residents, from Tulsa, Stillwater and Oklahoma City, gathered in Crescent for a candlelight vigil on the evening after the sentence for the Wikileaks whistleblower was announced. OCC statement on sentence.   On his personal blog, OCC Legal Director James M. Branum reflects on the Manning case, his work…

Statement on Manning gender transition story

The Oklahoma Center for Conscience issues the following statement in regards to the announcement of the desire of Bradley Manning to transition to female and be known as Chelsea Manning. Quotes from this statement should be credited to Rena Guay, OCC Executive Director. Anyone who has given the Bradley Manning…

Statement on the sentencing of Bradley Manning

The Oklahoma Center for Conscience has issued the following statement in response to today's announcement of a 35 year sentence for Bradley Manning, marking the conclusion of his court-martial and the beginning of appeals and petitions for clemency/pardon. This statement can be published in full or part. Credit quotes from…

As Bradley Manning’s trial nears, supporters rally

With Bradley Manning's Article 32 (pre-trial) hearing beginning on Dec. 16 and expected to last several days, supporters around the country are staging coordinated support actions. Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Peace Research organized a rally near Penn Square Mall and was joined by Nathaniel Batchelder of the Peace House…