The suspected source of the biggest leak in U.S. history
faced unparalleled pretrial abuse on orders from a three-star
general, attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning said in a blistering
motion to dismiss.
"The defense does not believe that there has ever been such an egregious case of unlawful pretrial punishment in Army history," lead defense attorney David Coombs wrote. "This court needs to send a message that an unlawful order to keep a pretrial detainee in the equivalent of solitary confinement for almost nine months cannot - and will not - be tolerated."
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