Chelsea Manning files appeal against ‘grossly unfair’ 35-year prison sentence (the Guardian)

Chelsea Manning has formally appealed against her conviction and 35-year prison sentence for leaking a huge cache of government documents, arguing that her punishment was “grossly unfair and unprecedented”.

Describing the sentence as “perhaps the most unjust sentence in the history of the military justice system”, attorneys for Manning complained that she had been portrayed as a traitor to the US when “nothing could be further from the truth”.

To read the article in full go to the Guardian

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