chelsea manning Archive

Chelsea Manning has surfaced and is OK

After being missing for seven days, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has made contact. Her prison warders threw her into solitary for a week and didn’t tell her lawyers or friends where she was. Manning attorney Nancy Hollander wrote, “We have spoken with Chelsea. She had been serving her 7 days in disciplinary segregation until this afternoon. During that time she was unable to communicate …

Chelsea Manning is missing

The Chelsea Manning Support Network writes, “Chelsea has missed three planned calls so we are worried about her and so far we don’t know why. The support network can be reached at staff@chelseamanning.org.” report this ad Though Wells Fargo had been pressuring its employees to commit fraud since 1998, firing those who couldn’t make quota, as well as the whistleblowers who came forward …

4 days until Chelsea Manning's Disciplinary Board (for her suicide attempt)

The Chelsea Manning Support Network contacted us by email to inform us that: 1) The date of Chelsea’s disciplinary board hearing has been changed to Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 am CST. 2) This board has been convened to consider the charges brought against Chelsea. 4) Chelsea will not be permitted legal representation at the board. She …

Julian Assange volunteers to be imprisoned in the USA if Obama gives Chelsea Manning clemency

Wikileaks has tweeted an offer for founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been a political asylum seeker since 2012, and turn himself in for a US jail sentence, if President Obama grants clemency Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence for providing documents to Wikileaks while serving in the US Army. The Swedish government wants to question …

Chelsea Manning on hunger strike, demanding treatment for gender dysphoria

Today, days before she is to face an administrative board who will punish her for her recent suicide attempt, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has announced that she will go on hunger strike until she receives treatment for her gender dysphoria. Manning is not allowed to have any representation present when she faces the three-person administrative board. The last time she saw these three people, …

Chelsea Manning, on facing life in solitary after attempting suicide

By Cory Doctorow with members of the Chelsea Manning Support Network Last week, the ACLU announced that Chelsea Manning had been charged with a series of bizarre sounding “administrative offenses” involving her recent attempt to take her own life. These latest examples of abuse and neglect are, frankly, just what Chelsea has come to expect, as she has been systematically mistreated by the …