Wikileaks brands Obama 'extremist' on Manning verdict

The anti-secrecy organisation Wikileaks says a US military court's conviction of Pte Bradley Manning for espionage, theft and computer fraud charges shows "dangerous national security extremism" from the Obama administration.

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Manning faces 136 years on the charges he has been convicted of today. Dangerous national security extremism from the Obama administration.

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Basic guide to honnest reportage. Manning has not been found 'guilty', but he has been 'convicted' of supplying information to the press.

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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.