Conflict & Justice

Assange Calls on US to Release Bradley Manning

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PFC Bradley Manning (US Defense Dept.)

On Sunday, August 19, Julian Assange used a public statement in London to draw attention to Bradley Manning.

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He's the US soldier, now in custody for more than two years, who is accused of leaking sensitive military information to WikiLeaks.

"If Bradley manning did as he is accused, he is a hero, and an example to all of us. And one of the world's foremost political prisoners. Bradley Manning must be released," Assange said.

Manning is scheduled to go on trial in September.

The World has been following the case for some time.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Kim Zetter, who has been following the Manning case for Wired.com.

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