Assange: Bradley Manning is a 'hero'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tonight attacked the conviction of US soldier Bradley Manning on espionage charges, calling him a "hero."

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Manning to be sentenced

US soldier Bradley Manning could face 136-year sentence later today after he was convicted of most of the 21 charges against him for leaking classified government files to WikiLeaks. He was acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy.