Chelsea Manning Imprisoned Without Charge For Six Months

By Kevin Reed and James Cogan, Wsws.org -

The courageous whistleblower Chelsea Manning has now been held in a federal detention center in Alexandria, Virginia for more than six months. Manning has not been charged with or committed any [...]

Executive Summary: Chelsea Manning’s “Grumbles” Motion

By Kelly Wright, Aaronswartzday.org -

This brief digs into the distinction between a punitive sanction and one that is merely “coercive.” A person who is held in civil contempt may be confined (incarcerated) in order to coerce their [...]

Judge Denies Chelsea Manning A Hearing, Insists Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Fines Are Not Punishment

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof.com -

A federal judge denied Chelsea Manning’s motion to reconsider fines imposed against her for refusing to testify before the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. He also undermined due process and [...]

The Vindictive Campaign Against Chelsea Manning, A US Political Prisoner

By Niles Niemuth, WSWS -

Whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning has now been confined to a federal detention center in Alexandria, Virginia for more than four months and is being subjected to punitive fines [...]

Chelsea Manning’s Resistance Is Aimed At Abolishing The Grand Jury Once And For All

By Kevin Gosztola, Medium.com -

When Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks, he urged her to “reflect on the principles she says she’s [...]

Protests In London And Edinburgh Demand Freedom For Assange And Manning

Campaigners demanding the release from prison of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning demonstrated on Saturday in London and Edinburgh, Scotland. Socialist Equality [...]

Chelsea Manning’s Legal Team Files Motion To Reconsider Sanctions

By Staff, Sparrowmedia.net -

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning and her legal team filed a Motion to Reconsider Sanctions, in which they ask Judge Anthony Trenga to release Chelsea from confinement, and ask that he [...]

Assange Indicted On 17 Espionage Charges

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

For the first time in history, a publisher and editor has been charged under the Espionage Act. The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press that will make it less [...]

Chelsea Manning Returns To Jail In ‘Unprecedented’ Ruling

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams -

In a move press freedom advocates and progressive critics decried as an “outrageous” and “unprecedented” escalation of a prolonged government harassment campaign, a federal judge on Thursday [...]

Statement from Chelsea Manning’s Lawyers Regarding Chelsea Being Remanded Into Custody

by Staff, Sparrow Media -

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning was remanded into federal custody, again, for refusing to testify before a federal Grand Jury. In addition to being held in confinement for the duration of [...]

WikiLeaks Source Manning Could Be Jailed Again Soon If She Disobeys U.S. Grand Jury

By Mark Hosenball, Reuters.com -

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and source for online publisher WikiLeaks, could be jailed again if she refuses to comply with a new grand jury [...]

Chelsea Manning Issues Dire Warning About Assange’s Arrest

By Jake Johnson, Truthdig.com -

Facing the possibility of being imprisoned yet again in the coming days for refusing to testify before a secretive grand jury, U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning on Sunday warned of the [...]

Chelsea Manning Released, Faces New Imprisonment For Refusing To Testify Against Assange

By Niles Niemuth, Wsws.org -

After 62 days locked away in a jail cell in Virginia, whistleblower Chelsea Manning was released from detention on Thursday morning. Even before she got out of jail, however, the courageous [...]

After Nearly Two Months In Jail, Chelsea Manning Submits Powerful Appeal For Release

By Niles Niemuth, Wsws.org -

Whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning submitted an appeal Monday to the federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia asking for her release from jail. Manning has been held in [...]

Politicians Celebrate “World Press Freedom Day” As Julian Assange Languishes In Prison

By David Walsh, WSWS.org -

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day, sponsored annually by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). UNESCO holds the event, it avows, to celebrate “the [...]