US moves WikiLeaks soldier Manning to Kansas jail

By REUTERS
April 20, 2011 03:02

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration, under criticism for its treatment of the US soldier accused of leaking secret documents that appeared on the WikiLeaks website, is transferring the detainee to a Kansas jail.

Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon's general counsel, said on Tuesday that Bradley Manning was being moved from a Marine base in Quantico, Virginia, to a detention facility at the Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas military base.


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