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When a leading university caves in to pressure from spooks, we all need to be afraid

The dean of Harvard University’s Kennedy School, Douglas Elmendorf, invited war crimes whistleblower and LGBTQ+ campaigner Chelsea Manning to be a visiting fellow. But the very next day, after pressure from a former and a current CIA director, the offer … Continue reading

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange may be about to face his greatest challenge yet

On 19 May 2017, Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny announced the end of a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. But Assange is staying exactly where he is. At least until he receives assurances that he won’t … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning inspired the world to expose wrong doings; now she is free and looking great!

In August 2013, Chelsea (then Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison. During her three years in military custody awaiting trial, Manning – as attested by the UN Special Rapporteur – was subjected to torture. Manning’s aunt once said of … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning will finally be set free, but she should never have been locked up in the first place

Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning’s aunt once said of her that she needed a miracle to get her out of prison. Now that ‘miracle’ has happened. US President Barack Obama has commuted Manning’s 35 year military prison sentence. The US military … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning appeals for help, begins indefinite hunger strike

Today, after years of requesting the care she needs for gender dysphoria, Chelsea Manning has released a statement about the start of her hunger strike. Chelsea is demanding written assurances from the Army she will receive all of the medically … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning punished: ‘years added’ to custody; time for Nobel laureates to intervene

Chelsea Manning, a Guardian columnist/journalist* who is serving 35 years in prison for exposing war crimes, is currently the target of what can only be described as psychological operations by US Army prison authorities. Specifically, Manning was threatened with indefinite … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning reminds us that media share the consequences of her leaks

In an article published in today’s Guardian the jailed whistleblower Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning reminded us that the media outlets that collaborated in the publishing of intelligence she leaked were, according to the US Government via its representatives at her … Continue reading

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