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Video: Portland Bradley Manning Solidarity Rally

The Bradley Manning Support Network called an International day of solidarity for Bradley Manning on September 6, 2012 targeting Obama campaign offices. Several cities nationwide participated in the event. Portland Bradley Manning Solidarity Rally
Bradley Manning supporters gathered at Col. Summers Park in Southeast Portland for a brief rally before marching to the Obama campaign headquarters. Leah Bolger, president of National Veterans for Peace addressed the crowd, giving a brief synopsis of the events leading up to the arrest and torture of Whistleblower PfC. Bradley Manning

Upon arriving at Obama's campaign headquarters the door was locked and the sign read, "out organizing." Demonstrators signed a prepared letter which was then read to the crowd by Malcolm Chaddock, a member of Veterans for Peace, chapter 72.

A video leaked by Bradley Manning is available at Collateral Murder