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

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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

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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

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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

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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.”

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23 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.” While deployed as an intelligence analyst in Iraq, Manning provided

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16 Sep 2014

Chelsea Manning’s Column on Responding to ISIS Counterbalances Hysteria Among Pundits & Politicians

Chelsea Manning wrote a column for The Guardian on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and President Barack Obama’s strategy for dealing with the group. The level-headedness of the column sharply contrasted with the statements of several pundits and politicians, who have been whipping up hysteria among Americans.

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16 Sep 2014

Chelsea Manning’s Column on Responding to ISIS Counterbalances Hysteria Among Pundits and Politicians

Chelsea Manning wrote a column for The Guardian on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and President Barack Obama’s strategy for dealing with the group. The level-headedness of the column sharply contrasted with the statements of several pundits and politicians, who have been whipping up hysteria among Americans.

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03 Aug 2014

Podcast: Jesselyn Radack on Snowden, Manning, CIA, Culture of Impunity & More in War on Whistleblowers

Nothing puts the exclamation mark on the culture of impunity that President Barack Obama’s administration has enabled like the war on whistleblowers. As whistleblowers sit in prison or are effectively living in exile because they dared to call attention to crimes, misconduct or abuses of power, some of the very

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03 Aug 2014

Podcast: Jesselyn Radack on Snowden, Manning, CIA, Culture of Impunity & More in War on Whistleblowers

Nothing puts the exclamation mark on the culture of impunity that President Barack Obama’s administration has enabled like the war on whistleblowers. As whistleblowers sit in prison or are effectively living in exile because they dared to call attention to crimes, misconduct or abuses of power, some of the very same officials implicated walk freely and live with the comfort of knowing the United States government will never seek to hold them accountable.

Jesselyn Radack is one of Snowden’s defense lawyers and the director of the Government Accountability Project’s National Security and Human Rights Division.

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