Journalism

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning
"No one should get tortured and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, without even getting charged with a crime, for standing up for their rights."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to the press ahead of a grand jury appearance about WikiLeaks, in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 16, 2019.
Given that Manning still faces a $256,000 fine for refusing to testify about...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning
Manning's legal team said her actions "evidence the strength of her convictions...

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