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Bradley Manning’s treatment focus of WikiLeaks hearing

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Bradley Manning, the Army private charged in the biggest security breach in US history, is trying to avoid trial by saying he has been punished enough by being locked up alone in a small cell and having to sleep naked for several nights.

A UN investigator called the conditions cruel, inhuman, and degrading but stopped short of calling it torture.

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