Pvt. Bradley Manning, who has been held in solitary confinement since June on suspicion of leaking documents to the WikiLeaks site, is reportedly ailing, according to his lawyer, with his health declining for the last four months.
Manning is said to have been denied sleep, linens and adequate exercise since he was arrested in June. —JCL
The only person to visit Wikileaks suspect Pte Bradley Manning in custody other than his lawyer says his health has declined in the past four months.
Pte Manning, a US soldier, is being held in solitary confinement in a high-security military prison at Quantico marine base, Virginia.
US journalist David House, who has been visiting him since September, told the BBC World Service he looked “frazzled”.