WikiLeaks soldier jailed

US soldier Bradley Manning has been jailed for 35 years for giving WikiLeaks more than 700,000 US military and diplomatic documents. The site's founder Julian Assange has hailed Manning's sentence as a "tactical victory."

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US military law allows parole after third of sentence

Bradley Manning will be eligible for parole after serving one third of his sentence, which will be reduced by the time he has already served in prison plus 112 days.

Defence attorneys had not made a specific sentencing request but pleaded with Judge Colonel Denise Lind not to "rob him of his youth."

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