Bill Kristol (left), Senator Joe Manchin (left of center), Senator John McCain (right of center), Rep. Paul Ryan (right)
18 Jan 2017

Enraged Political Establishment Would Have Been Okay With Chelsea Manning Dying In Prison

The political establishment in the United States is absolutely irate at President Barack Obama’s decision to commute U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s sentence. There are also an array of journalists and professional security or military analysts, who are incensed as well. What the emerging consensus seems to be is that

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Photo by Torbakhooper
17 Jan 2017

On Chelsea Manning’s Freedom

A grassroots effort led by committed activists, which was bolstered by human rights campaigners and prominent individuals, pushed President Barack Obama’s administration to free Chelsea Manning. The United States Army whistleblower was sentenced to military prison for 35 years. She was convicted of offenses stemming from her decision to provide

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White House Press Secretary Joshua Earnest (Screen shot from White House live stream)
13 Jan 2017

White House Justifies Chelsea Manning’s Possible Commutation

President Barack Obama’s administration has yet to indicate whether it will commute United State Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s sentence to time served, but on January 13, it gave the clearest hint yet that a commutation is a distinct possibility. White House Press Secretary Joshua Earnest was asked about Manning and

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Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
23 Sep 2016

Army Punishes Chelsea Manning With Two Weeks Of Solitary Confinement

Chelsea Manning went before a three-member disciplinary board at Fort Leavenworth on September 22 and was punished with 14 days of solitary confinement. The punishment stems from administrative charges the United States Army brought against Manning after she attempted suicide in July. The Army charged her with “resisting the force

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
21 Sep 2016

Documents From Chelsea Manning Show How Army Is Punishing Her For Suicide Attempt

Chelsea Manning has released documents, which offer a glimpse into how the United States Army is punishing her for attempting suicide in July.

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Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
14 Sep 2016

In Precedent For Transgender Prisoners, Chelsea Manning To Receive Gender Reassignment Surgery

The United States Army agreed to provide Chelsea Manning access to gender reassignment surgery days after she launched a hunger strike to force the military to provide the medical treatment she needs. If the Army follows through, Manning will likely set a precedent that could be hugely positive for thousands

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
09 Sep 2016

‘I Need Help’: Chelsea Manning Launches Hunger Strike

Chelsea Manning has launched a hunger strike that she says will last until the military and US government stop bullying her and give her the help she needs.

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Chelsea Manning supporters deliver over 115,000 signatures to the Secretary of the Army, demanding they drop administrative charges against her. Photo by Demand Progress.
10 Aug 2016

Chelsea Manning Supporters Demand Army End Punishment For Surviving Suicide Attempt

Supporters of US military whistleblower Chelsea Manning and one of her attorneys demanded the Army drop administrative charges brought against her.

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Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
31 May 2016

Chelsea Manning Received Same Sentence As Soldier Who Tried To Sell Information

Manning is challenging the Army for sentencing her to serve around the same time as a soldier who believed he was selling classified information to a spy.

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
23 May 2016

Chelsea Manning’s Appeal Argues ‘Disloyalty’ Allegations Led To ‘Unjust Sentence’

The appeal extensively argues Manning had received one of the “most unjust” sentences in the “history of the military justice system.”

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