Chelsea Manning Supporters Launch Last-Ditch Call for Clemency

Friend and attorney Chase Strangio tells Obama, ‘Her life is in your hands.’

chelsea manning

With mere weeks left under an Obama presidency, advocates have launched what they describe as a last ditch effort to save national security whistleblower Chelsea Manningbefore Donald Trump and his team of pro-torture, anti-LGBTQ war hawks ascend to power. With a protest outside the White House on Saturday and a vigil outside Fort Leavenworth

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!

As Government Refuses Medical Treatment For Chelsea Manning

«What the government is basically telling me is ‘you cannot exist,’ that ‘you are wrong,’ and that ‘you do not exist.'»

(Photo: torbakhopper/flickr/cc)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday filed a brief arguing that the government's blockading of Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria treatment is for her own good—which Manning said was akin to telling her, "You don't exist." Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks (USDB) at Ft. Leavenworth,

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!

Donations Pour In To Cover Costs Of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s Appeal

A crowdfunding campaign to support Chelsea Manning’s legal defense surpassed a matching goal just days after the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald announced his support.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas --- Lawyers for Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army whistleblower imprisoned for leaking classified documents that revealed secret details of the United States’s military empire, will be better prepared for an upcoming appeal of her sentence after an ongoing, highly successful fundraising campaign. Manning leaked hundreds of

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!

Judge Approves Chelsea Manning Name Change

The decision clears the way for official changes to Manning’s military records, but does not compel the military to treat the soldier previously known as Bradley Edward Manning as a woman.

Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning

LEAVENWORTH, Kan.  — An Army private convicted of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. The decision clears the way for official changes to Manning's military records, but does not compel the

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!

Julian Assange Free Of Federal Charges — For Now

Despite investigation, fed. prosecutors have not filed sealed indictment against Wikileaks founder.

Here’s a question. Why is Julian Assange still holed up in the Ecuador Embassy? With only a reduced charge of suspicion of rape of a lesser degree, and no sealed U.S. indictment filed against the Wikileaks founder– why is Assange still being pursued by the international community as the world’s most wanted?  Despite the finest juridical minds in

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!

Memo From Oslo: If Peace Is Prized, A Nobel For Bradley Manning

In truth, the Nobel Peace Prize needs Bradley Manning much more than the other way around.

The headquarters of the Nobel Committee is in downtown Oslo on a street named after Henrik Ibsen, whose play “An Enemy of the People” has remained as current as dawn light falling on the Nobel building and then, hours later, on a Fort Meade courtroom where Bradley Manning's trial enters a new stage — defense testimony in the sentencing

¡ Sea sociable, comparta!