Home World U.S. News Barack Obama Grants Chelsea Manning Clemency

Barack Obama Grants Chelsea Manning Clemency

0

In his final days in office, President Barack Obama has decided to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to WikiLeaks in 2010.

The transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on May 17 instead of her scheduled 2045 release.

The 29-year-old was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for her role in leaking diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks.

The US Army will begin treatment for document leaker Chelsea Manning for her gender-identity condition

The leak was one of the largest breaches of classified material in US history.

The Obama administration has been under pressure to release Chelsea Manning, who twice attempted suicide last year at the male military prison where she is being held at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Chelsea Manning also went on a hunger strike last year, which ended after the military agreed to provide her with gender dysphoria treatment.

Diane is a perfectionist. She enjoys searching the internet for the hottest events from around the world and writing an article about it. The details matter to her, so she makes sure the information is easy to read and understand. She likes traveling and history, especially ancient history. Being a very sociable person she has a blast having barbeque with family and friends.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.