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Judge accepts Manning pleas

A US Army judge has accepted soldier Bradley Manning's guilty pleas to 10 charges that he misused classified information. The soldier is accused of passing classified information to the Wikileaks website.

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Assange: 'Manning is America's foremost political prisoner'

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, who is in exile inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, said:

Bradley Manning is America's foremost political prisoner. Today's events confirm that. Both the UN and the US military have formally found him to have been mistreated. All those involved in the persecution of Bradley Manning will find cause to reflect on their actions.

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