Chelsea Manning

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Nils Melzer, the top United Nations anti-torture official, is urging President Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange. (Photo: Prachatai/Flickr Creative Commons)
"WikiLeaks fights secrecy and corruption throughout the world and, therefore, acts in the public interest both of the American people and of humanity as a whole."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. troops search an Iraqi family near Baquba on October 5, 2007. (Photo: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning have both...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning
"No one should get tortured and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, without...

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A federal judge has ordered Chelsea Manning be released from jail in Virginia, where she's been held over a year for refusing to cooperate with a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. The ruling that her testimony "is no longer needed, in light of which her detention no longer serves any coercive purpose," came a day after news reports Manning had attempted suicide; her lawyers stressed the act proved again " she will not betray her principles, even at risk of grave harm to herself."

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