Supporters of US military whistleblower Chelsea Manning and one of her attorneys demanded the Army drop administrative charges brought against her.
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.
The appeal extensively argues Manning had received one of the “most unjust” sentences in the “history of the military justice system.”
United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning has filed an appeal and argues a military judge’s decision to convict her of seven Espionage Act offenses violated her due process and First Amendment rights. Nearly three years ago, Manning was convicted of offenses, which stemmed from her decision to provide WikiLeaks with
The “Insider Threat” program cited “indicators” that Chelsea Manning posed a threat, including her gender identity, sexual orientation, and DADT opposition.
The US Army blocked whistleblower Chelsea Manning, imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, from reading printouts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website.
‘Any Alleged Discrimination Is Justified’: Justice Department Opposes Chelsea Manning Growing Her Hair
The Justice Department moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Chelsea Manning against United States Army personnel for prohibiting her from growing her hair.
Letter From Leavenworth: Chelsea Manning Discusses ‘Personal And Emotionally Tough Letters’ From Trans People
In a second letter from Chelsea Manning, she reflects on being put on 21-day recreation restriction and what it is like to read letters from trans people.
In the past week Representative Peter King and “60 Minutes” have compared U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning to Aaron Alexis, the Washington Navy Yard shooter who killed twelve people, and presented Manning as a disloyal American. This makes Ted Hearne’s composition inspired by Chelsea Manning exceptionally relevant to the moment.
60 Minutes airs a segment assassinating the character of Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, going so far as to question their loyalty to America.