Chelsea Manning completes six years in military custody for whistleblowing

Chelsea Manning completes six years in military custody for whistleblowing
By Ed Pilkington in New York

The US army intelligence analyst, who has appealed to reduce 35-year sentence, has endured the most severe punishment ever given to a whistleblower

Chelsea Manning, the US army intelligence analyst who leaked a huge cache of state secrets to WikiLeaks, has entered her seventh year in military custody amid renewed concern about the Obama administration’s harsh treatment of whistleblowers.

Related: Chelsea Manning files appeal against ‘grossly unfair’ 35-year prison sentence

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May 27, 2016 at 11:30AM
via US news | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1ORa9pP

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