Further to my previous post about Julian Assange and Wikileaks, you’ve no doubt seen that young Bradley Manning, after serving three years in gaol before being convicted of anything, has now been sentenced to 35 years. Here’s what Amnesty International has to say:
President Obama should commute US Army Private Bradley Manning’s sentence to time already served to allow his immediate release, Amnesty International said today.
Military judge Col Denise Lind today sentenced the Wikileaks source to 35 years in military prison – out of a possible 90 – for leaking reams of classified information. He has already served more than three years in pre-trial detention, including 11 months in conditions described by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture as cruel and inhumane. Read more: