Manning gets 35 years for espionage

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Bradley Manning has been found found guilty of espionage and has been sentenced to 35 years for allegedly leaking: 91,731 Afghan War logs, 391,832 Iraq War logs, Guantanamo Bay files (779 secret files on detainees), 251,287 United States diplomatic cables, the “Collateral Murder” video (a video showing an American helicopter firing on innocent people) and the Granai airstrike video (a video described by Assange as documenting “a massacre, a war crime” but never publicly released).

Statement by Julian Assange

Coverage: BBC,, Reuters, CNN, The Australian

About Manning: Wikipedia


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