Judge Orders Release of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Following Suicide Attempt

Manning was confined for 365 days or one year after being held in civil contempt because she refused to testify before a grand jury empaneled to investigate WikiLeaks.

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Shadowproof -- Federal judge Anthony Trenga ordered a jail in Alexandria, Virginia, to release United States Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. The order came after the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks was dismissed. Manning was confined for 365 days or one year after being held in civil contempt because she refused to testify before a grand

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Spends Her Birthday Imprisoned

Manning has been in prison since May after a district judge ordered her incarceration for refusing to testify against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange.

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Military whistleblower Chelsea Manning spent her 32nd birthday behind bars yesterday for continuing to refuse to testify against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange. She has been in prison since May after a U.S. District Judge ordered her incarceration for not recognizing the legitimacy of the grand jury. She tweeted that she was grateful for the

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MintCast Episode 3: Iran, Chelsea Manning, ElectionGuard and the Embassy Protection Collective

MinCast hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb discuss the week’s top stories, including U.S. attempt to escalate the situation in Iran, the unjust re-imprisonment of Chelsea Manning, Microsoft’s new ElectionGuard product and get a first-hand account of the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective from Alex Rubenstein.

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MinCast hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb discuss the week’s top stories, including U.S. attempt to escalate the situation in Iran, the unjust re-imprisonment of Chelsea Manning, Microsoft’s new ElectionGuard product and get a first-hand account of the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective from Alex Rubenstein. Segment 1: Is a War with Iran

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Chelsea Manning Sent Back to Jail for Refusing to Testify Against Wikileaks

Manning already spent two months in jail for refusing a previous subpoena to testify to a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. She was released last week when that grand jury’s term expired, but prosecutors quickly hit her with a new subpoena.

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Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail Thursday for refusing to testify to a grand jury, even after telling a judge she'd rather "starve to death" than cooperate with prosecutors. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her to remain incarcerated at the Alexandria jail either until she agrees to testify or

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MintCast Interviews Matt Kennard: The Real Powers that Run the World and the Future of Truth-Telling

MintCast speaks with Matt Kennard, author of The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs the Masters of the Universe, which recounts Kennard’s experiences as a reporter with the Financial Times and how the media aids and abets the global elite.

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MintCast co-hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb were recently joined by Matt Kennard, a journalist at the Latin American Bureau in London who was previously a reporter for the Financial Times and has written for the Guardian, the New York Times and Mother Jones. The discussion focused first on Kennard’s 2015 book The Racket: A Rogue

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Politicians Silent on Chelsea Manning’s Imprisonment on Trans Day of Visibility

Almost nine in 10 young trans people have considered suicide, according to LGBT charity Stonewall. Chelsea Manning is no exception, having attempted multiple times to take her own life.

WASHINGTON -- March 31 marked the International Transgender Day of Visibility and many senior political figures, including those battling for the Democratic nomination for president, released positive, inclusive statements affirming their commitment to supporting the transgender community. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced “I want every

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