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Judge rejects Bradley Manning dismissal in WikiLeaks case

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:00 EDT
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US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning (R) arrives alongside a military official at a US military Magistrate Court facility at Fort Meade, Maryland, on December 18. Photo: AFP.
 
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A military judge on Wednesday rejected a request to dismiss all charges against US soldier Bradley Manning, who is accused of passing a trove of secret documents to the WikiLeaks website.

Colonel Denise Lind said there was no “prosecutorial misconduct,” ruling out the dropping of all 22 counts against Manning, as she said it was not the case that government lawyers had withheld information from the defense.

[Photo: AFP]

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