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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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Stands Up for Press Freedom, Gets Jailed by US Gov’t

President Donald Trump’s 2010 statement that the WikiLeaks’ staff should be executed and Hillary Clinton’s suggestion to drone Assange, are reflective of a deeply disturbing trend to terrorize the press.

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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA -- After getting her life back less than two years ago following her release from prison in March 2017, alleged WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning was remanded back into custody this past Friday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury. A subpoena sent to Manning earlier this year bore the same case number as that of a

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Refusing to “Snitch,” Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Becomes Two-Time Political Prisoner

“I will not participate in a secret process that I morally object to, particularly one that has been historically used to entrap and persecute activists for protected political speech.” — Chelsea Manning

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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA -- Chelsea Manning was thrown in jail on Friday for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena related to sealed charges against WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. She is ordered to be held until she complies with the subpoena or the grand jury process concludes, which could be more than a year from now. The whistleblower

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During WWII, The Government Refused To Prosecute A Leaker For Fear Of Public Backlash

“I do not think this is a case that the public would ever understand… consequently, the whole case would become engulfed in questions of freedom of the press, censorship, etc.”

Stanley Johnston, Chicago Tribune correspondent is pictured in Chicago, June 12, 1942. The only American newsman aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Lexington, Johnston looks at an Associated Press WirePhoto transmission of a Navy picture showing the Lexington as it exploded during the battle of Coral Sea. (AP/Paul Cannon)

Newly published documents by the National Security Archive reveal why a grand jury refused to prosecute a Chicago Tribune reporter during World War II for a leak. Correspondent Stanley Johnston was accused of revealing the United States cracked a Japanese code, which alerted the military to Japanese war plans before the Battle of Midway. A

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Prosecutors Intensify Political Case Against Palestinian American Organizer Rasmea Odeh

As the indictment shows, the trial against Odeh is not only a political prosecution against a Palestinian American organizer, but part of a concerted effort to further intimidate Palestinian solidarity activists.

Rasmea Odeh smiles after leaving federal court in Detroit Thursday, March 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A grand jury empaneled by the United States government returned a superseding indictment against Palestinian American organizer Rasmea Odeh that will allow prosecutors to further politicize their case and openly treat Odeh as a terrorist when she receives a new trial in 2017. Odeh is a 69 year-old

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New York City Braces For Eric Garner’s Choking Death Grand Jury Decision

New York is a city on the brink, ready to explode. Citizens are fed up with being continually abused by law enforcement and citizens nationwide are angry at the lack of accountability officers often face for their actions.


Reports: New York City, N.Y. – In a perhaps telling and ominous sign, Richmond County District Attorney Daniel M. Donovan has called on the public to be patient and peaceful after the grand jury announces whether it will indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner, which was ruled a homicide by the medical

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