Bradley Manning's lawyer has announced he is to formally request that US President Barack Obama pardons his client.
Speaking at a news conference after Manning was handed a 35-year sentence, David Coombs said: "The time to end Bradley Manning's suffering is now.
"The time for our president to focus on protecting whistle-blowers instead of punishing them, is now. The time for our president to pardon Bradley Manning is now."
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