After being missing for seven days, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has made contact. Her prison warders threw her into solitary for a week and didn't tell her lawyers or friends where she was.
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Manning attorney Nancy Hollander wrote, "We have spoken with Chelsea. She had been serving her 7 days in disciplinary
segregation until this afternoon. During that time she was unable to
communicate with friends, family and supporters. She is doing ok and is
thankful for all of the love and support. Her attorneys have been and will
continue to monitor her situation."
We spoke to Chelsea.She had been in disciplinary segregation. Now out and ok. She thanks all for love and support.We will monitor situation.
President Obama commuted whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s remaining prison sentence. She will go free on May 17 of this year as opposed to 2045, the duration of her full sentence. From the New York Times: The commutation also relieved the Department of Defense of the difficult responsibility of her incarceration as she pushes for treatment for […]
Evan from Fight for the Future writes, “Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for what’s right. Now, she’s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison, and has faced systematic abuse. But now there’s hope! President Obama has reportedly put her on a “short list” of candidates for a possible commutation. we […]
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