Bradley Manning case - in 80 seconds


A court martial trial for Private Bradley Manning, accused of leaking thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, has started.

Military prosecutors say the leaks threatened valuable military and diplomatic sources. Pte Manning's supporters consider him a whistleblower who exposed war crimes.

The BBC's Ben Wright explains - in 80 seconds - who Bradley Manning is and the charges against him.

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