A supporter of PFC Bradley Manning complained to the UN that his conditions of pretrial confinement constitute torture. The Guardian reports here that the office of Manfred Nowak, the UN’s Special rapporteur on Torture, confirmed that the complaint is “being looked into.” As AP reports here, DOD denies that PFC Manning is being mistreated. And in this interview with MSNBC, Julian Assange calls PFC Manning “a political prisoner in the United States.”
Get our your hip waders. It looks like the guano is rising fast.