MEP's from France, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Ireland, and Germany - signed a letter to President Obama and the U.S. Defence Secretary. They say that Manning 'is not a traitor"... and had the best interests of his country at heart.The lawmakers also expressed their concern over the U.S. war on whistleblowers saying it undermines democracy on both sides of the Atlantic. Manning has suffered too much, the letter says, in spending over three years behind bars - including 10 months in solitary confinement. The message is: Manning should be freed as soon as possible. And that view is shared by plenty of Americans as Marina Portnaya found out.
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