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# chelsea-manning - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for contempt of court, one week after being released

Manning refused to testify in a case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 10 May, 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

# chelsea-manning - Friday 8 March, 2019

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify in WikiLeaks case

“In solidarity with many activists facing the odds, I will stand by my principles,” Manning said.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 30 August, 2018

US whistleblower Chelsea Manning faces Australia speaking tour ban

Organisers of a speaking tour have said they’ve received notice that Manning’s visa will be denied.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 9 June, 2017

Chelsea Manning says 'justice has been served' in first interview since being released

Manning said she’d like to thank Obama “for giving me a chance”.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Chelsea Manning released from prison in US

The US Army confirmed that she had left Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.

Column: 'I do not know what Chelsea Manning will do next. She owes the world nothing'

On the day of Chelsea Manning’s release from prison, campaigner Ruairí McKiernan reflects on the Irish campaign for her freedom.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'I stand by everything I said': Assange keeps pledge to travel to the US

If he travels outside of this jurisdiction, it’s likely that Assange will be charged by the US for the 2010 documents leak.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Assange says he will travel to the US - if his rights are 'guaranteed'

He had said he would go to America if Chelsea Manning’s sentence was commuted.

Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same

It appears that Obama could grant a pardon for Snowden, but all indications are that he won’t.

Assange 'standing by' offer to be extradited to US - lawyer

Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

# chelsea-manning - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning

Her sentence is now set to expire 17 May.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Chelsea Manning ends hunger strike as US army agrees to pay for her gender surgery

Manning, famed for providing classified documents to whistleblower site Wikileaks, had been on hunger strike since last Friday.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 9 September, 2016

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison

She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 29 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement in wake of suicide attempt

The 28-year-old faces three new charges – including “conduct which threatens”.

# chelsea-manning - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide

Manning’s lawyer and support team were unable to immediately confirm reports.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Chelsea Manning's chances of parole hurt by magazine and toothpaste charges

She has been spared solitary confinement, however.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine

The former US army soldier is serving a 35-year military prison sentence.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 3 April, 2015

Chelsea Manning has joined Twitter from her prison cell

The Wikileaks whistleblower says she wants it to be a two-way conversation.

# chelsea-manning - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Amnesty International calls for "immediate release" of US leaker Chelsea Manning

Today marks exactly one year since the US soldier was convicted on espionage charges.

# chelsea-manning - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Wikileaks are up to something tonight... But what?

Tonight’s ‘big announcement’ from the group comes on the eve of the first anniversary of Chelsea Manning’s conviction on espionage charges.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Chelsea Manning officially granted name change - but will still be treated as male prisoner

A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.

# chelsea-manning - Monday 14 April, 2014

Chelsea Manning's appeal for clemency has been denied

The 35 year prison sentence has been upheld.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley

Fort Leavenworth have said Manning would have to get a legal name change to be known in the prison as Chelsea.

# chelsea-manning - Friday 29 November, 2013

Family of Chelsea Manning hoping to connect with Irish relatives

The grandparents of the former US Army private are from Rathmines in Dublin.

Chelsea Manning family: Gender transition was a shock but we support her

Speaking to in Dublin yesterday, Manning’s family said the were proud of her for leaking the classified documents and would not give up hope of her release.

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Fox News mocks Chelsea Manning with "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)"

The cable news network’s Fox and Friends show trailed a piece on the use of female pronouns for the jailed Wikileaks informant with the Aerosmith hit.

# chelsea-manning - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Column: The drama surrounding Manning and Snowden is diverting attention from what matters

Manning’s gender identity crisis and the drama surrounding Snowden’s exile have simultaneously propelled them further into the media spotlight, while diverting us from the substance and consequence of their leaks, writes John Devitt.

Column: Now she has identified her true gender, will the world accept Chelsea Manning?

The soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning has identified herself as female. How the world reacts now to Chelsea Manning, particularly online, will be interesting, writes Louise Hannon.

# chelsea-manning - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# chelsea-manning - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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PICS: Egyptian protesters join 'Free Manning' protest at US embassy in Dublin

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley, was yesterday sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified information.