OK Soldier Accused In Wikileaks Scandal Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 2:44 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- An army private accused of leaking thousands of classified documents to wikileaks is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Private First Class Bradley Manning from Crescent was nominated for the award last week.

Manning is being held in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He's facing more than a dozen charges and could be sentenced to life in prison.

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is also nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

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