Bradley Manning sentencing: Amnesty experts available to discuss case

Amnesty International has experts able to discuss the case of US Army Private Bradley Manning, who is expected to be sentenced today at a military trial in the USA for leaking classified information.

Manning, who exposed potential breaches of international humanitarian law and other violations by US forces, could face up to 90 years in prison after being convicted of 20 separate charges - including theft of government property and violations of the Espionage Act.

Amnesty’s experts on his case are available for interview from New York, Berlin and London:

- Justin Mazzola, who was Amnesty’s observer at the military trial
- Widney Brown, Senior Director of Law and Policy
- Anne Fitzgerald, Director of Research and Crisis Response

If you are interested in an interview or a briefing, please contact the Amnesty International UK media office:

Neil Durkin: 020 7033 1547, 07972 718826.
 

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