Chelsea Manning Faces Indefinite Solitary Confinement for Possessing Toothpaste and Magazines

August 14, 2015 at 7:23 pm | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on Chelsea Manning Faces Indefinite Solitary Confinement for Possessing Toothpaste and Magazines

The most appropriate remedy for the government misconduct in her case is obviously a presidential pardon.

The Progressive Cynic

© Josh Sager – August 2015

Apparently, the US government is not done making an example of whistleblower Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning. Today, Manning’s lawyers revealed that their client is facing numerous “disciplinary” infractions and a hearing on Tuesday will decide whether she is sent to solitary confinement, possibly for the duration of her sentence.

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Remembering Manning’s “Crime”

Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in August of 2013 after being convicted of 20 different charges related to her leaking of classified information. Her leaks blew the whistle on a variety of bad acts committed by the military during the Iraq and Afghanistan war, including an incident where American soldiers opened fire on unarmed journalists from a helicopter. Additionally, she exposed that the estimated “civilian casualty” numbers being publicized by the US government was intentionally falsified to conceal just how many non-combatants our military had killed.

Obviously, these leaks…

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