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Chelsea Manning


'Finally': Judge Orders Chelsea Manning's Immediate Release After a Year in Jail and Suicide Attempt

Given that Manning still faces a $256,000 fine for refusing to testify about WikiLeaks to a grand jury, said one reporter, "she will now struggle with destitution and poverty, but at least she will no longer be in a jail cell."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Chelsea Manning Recovering After Attempting Suicide While Jailed in 'Coercive Measure Amounting to Torture'

Manning's legal team said her actions "evidence the strength of her convictions, as well as the profound harm she continues to suffer as a result of her 'civil' confinement."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


As Hearing Begins, Rights Groups Warn Extraditing Assange to US Would Deal 'Body Blow to Press Freedom'

"Using the draconian wartime powers of the Espionage Act against Assange undermines journalists's rights and sets dangerous precedents that cast journalists and publishers as criminals."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Demand Her Release, Decry 'Punitive' Incarceration

"No matter how much you punish me, I will remain confident in my decision," said the whistleblower.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Justice for Assange: Belmarsh Prisoners Remind Us of Our Duty of Civil Disobedience

This is a trial of the First Amendment as a foundation of our society and it calls for our participation.

Nozomi Hayase ·


Chelsea Manning Says She Is 'Never Backing Down' in Face of US Detention Meant to Break Her

"My long-standing objection to the immoral practice of throwing people in jail without charge or trial, for the sole purpose of forcing them to testify before a secret, government-run investigative panel, remains strong."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


UN Expert Calls Detention of Chelsea Manning 'Open-Ended, Progressively Severe, Coercive Measure Amounting to Torture'

In a letter to the U.S. government, the special rapporteur on torture called for the immediate release of the whistleblower.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Helping Students Keep Their Humanity by Not Signing Up for War

We Are Not Your Soldiers brings exposure of imperial wars to a generation of youth largely unaware of the crimes being carried out throughout the world in their names.

Stephanie Rugoff ·


Understanding the Two Types of Whistleblowers

Legal whistleblowers work within the system seeking to make the government work better. Civil disobedience whistleblowers go outside the system (and the law) seeking to change or disrupt government policy.

Jefferson Morley ·


MoveOn's Phony New Campaign for 'Protecting Whistleblowers'

In the last decade, MoveOn—which says it has an email list of 8 million "members"—has refused to do any campaigns to help Manning, Drake, Snowden, Kiriakou, or Sterling.

Norman Solomon ·