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Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison: Twitter Reacts

Bradley Manning Sentenced Verdict Guilty 35 Years Wikileaks Whistleblower

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Army Private Bradley Manning was sentenced today to 35 years in prison for leaking information to the whistleblower website Wikileaks, reports The New York Times. Manning will be eligible for parole in nine years in addition to being demoted to the lowest rank possible, having his pay forfeited and having being dishonorably discharged.

There has been a massive response on Twitter.

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