All supportive individuals who have had direct contact with Bradley since his arrest over two years ago--referred to below as "friends, family, and legal defense team"--agree that the following statement is both accurate and appropriate:
"Everything we know from Bradley Manning's friends, family, and legal defense team, is that he wishes to be referred to as Brad or Bradley until he's able to get to the next stage of his life. Bradley has indicated that he's not interested in publicly addressing this issue."
Upcoming Dates & Events:
July 26: WikiLeaks unlawfully financially blockaded for 600 days.
July 29: Julian Assange detained for 600 days without charge.
July 31: Bradley Manning in jail for 800 days without trial.
August 12: Assange asylum decision not expected until after this date.
August 26: Manning lawyer David Coombs to speak in Washington DC.
August 27 - 31: Bradley Manning pre-trial hearings.
September 13: Bradley Manning pre-trial hearings.
November 2012 ~ January 2013: Estimated time frame for Bradley Manning's court martial.