Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
18 Sep 2015

Chelsea Manning To Sue Military For Prohibiting Her From Growing Hair

Chelsea Manning announced the United States Army has once again denied her ongoing request to grow her hair out. She indicated she will file a lawsuit against the prohibition.

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
19 Aug 2015

US Army Punishes Chelsea Manning for Expired Toothpaste & LGBTQ Literature

After a four-hour disciplinary board hearing, the United States Army has punished Chelsea Manning for possessing books and magazines having to do with LGBTQ and political issues. The Army has also punished her for having an expired tube of toothpaste and for brushing food off the table and refusing to talk to a guard after she was accused of misconduct. For these actions, the Army imposed 21 days of recreational restrictions.

Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
16 Aug 2015

US Military Denies Chelsea Manning Access to Prison Legal Library Prior to Hearing

Days before Chelsea Manning is supposed to appear before a disciplinary board, the United States military has denied her access to the prison legal library. Manning, a whistleblower who is serving a 35-year sentence for providing over a half million documents to WikiLeaks, has been accused by officers at Fort Leavenworth

A pair of Free Chelsea protest signs photographed at San Francisco Pride on June 29, 2014. Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement in retaliation for petty offenses like possessing an expired tube of toothpaste. (Flickr / Torbakhooper)
13 Aug 2015

Petition: Keep Chelsea Manning Out Of Solitary!

Chelsea Manning is facing indefinite solitary confinement for supposed “crimes” like possessing magazines and an expired tube of toothpaste. Sign this petition to keep her from being tortured!

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
12 Aug 2015

US Military Threatens Chelsea Manning with Indefinite Solitary Confinement

The United States military has issued a set of “charges” or allegations against Chelsea Manning, which could potentially result in a punishment of indefinite solitary confinement at Fort Leavenworth where she is serving her sentence. According to a list the military sent to Manning, which Fight for the Future posted, the allegations include “disrespect,” “disorderly conduct,” “prohibited property,” and “medicine misuse.”

15 Jul 2015

New Campaign by First Look Media Will Help Ensure Chelsea Manning Has Funds for Legal Appeals

First Look Media and the Freedom of the Press Foundation have launched a matching fund campaign to support United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning, as she appeals her conviction and challenges how the military prosecuted her. The media organization’s Press Freedom Litigation Fund will match $50,000 in donations. Journalist Glenn

05 Apr 2015

Chelsea Manning: The Conscience of America

“Chelsea Manning is the conscience of America; a great light cast into a darkness that has been veiling the soul of this nation,” writes Hayase. By Nozomi Hayase April 5th marks the five year anniversary of WikiLeaks publication of the Collateral Murder Video. The footage of a secret US military

05 Mar 2015

Army Court Orders Military to Stop Using Male Pronouns When Referring to Chelsea Manning

The Army Court of Criminal Appeals ordered the military to use correct pronouns when referring to Chelsea Manning, her legal name. The military had opposed requests by Manning’s attorneys. “This is an important victory for Chelsea, who has been mistreated by the government for years,” Nancy Hollander, lead counsel in

06 Jan 2015

Let’s All Do Something Useful Today: Write to Manning and Kiriakou

Let’s all do something useful today. Call it a New Year’s Resolution. Prison sucks. Being in prison because you blew the whistle on our government sucks harder. Getting a letter makes it suck less. So if you want to do something good today, write a short letter to one of

24 Sep 2014

Chelsea Manning Sues Pentagon for Denying Her ‘Urgently-Needed’ Medical Care for Gender Dysphoria

Chelsea Manning has filed a lawsuit against the United States Defense Department and the Department of the Army for denying her medical care for her gender dysphoria. It seeks a preliminary injunction requiring the Pentagon to provide “clinically appropriate treatment.”