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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted to a security vehicle outside a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after a hearing in his court martial. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking a trove of classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:16 am

AP PHOTOS: Manning's trial depictions complex

By The Associated Press

Activists raise cutouts of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's smiling portrait during a demonstration in Washington. The soldier, barely 5 feet tall, appears even more diminutive exiting a courthouse with heavy security presence around him. Manning poses wearing a wig and lipstick in a photo he emailed his military therapist along with descriptions of his issues with gender identity.

A military judge has sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison for giving a trove of military and diplomatic secrets to the website WikiLeaks. Prosecutors have called him an anarchist computer hacker and attention-seeking traitor, while supporters have hailed him as a whistleblower who suffered extreme inner turmoil over his gender identity.

Here's a gallery of images depicting Manning throughout his court-martial.


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