may be aware that Chelsea Manning is in jail again – this
time for refusing to testify to a grand jury against Wikileaks.
“I will not participate in a secret process that I morally
object to, particularly one that has been historically used to
entrap and persecute activists for protected political speech”.
state persecution of Chelsea Manning is a scandal. We urge you
to sign the RootsAction
calling for her immediate release. The petition is supported
by the Pentagon Paper whistleblower
Chelsea has been held in solitary confinement
since she was imprisoned 17 days ago.
The Chelsea Manning Support Committee is
calling for her immediate release from solitary.
UN Rapporteur Juan Mendez has called more than 15 days in
"cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment, and may even constitute torture."
can donate to her legal fund here:
buy a #HugsForChelsea compilation (for other expenses) here:
also invite everyone to write to her in prison at:
Chelsea Elizabeth Manning
William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center
2001 Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22314 US
and to follow her on Twitter at
mobilised for her internationally until she was freed in 2017.
Let’s do it again!
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Chelsea Manning is
back in jail, despite
having been pardoned for the
"crime" of informing the public
about what the U.S. and other
governments were up to.
Click here to sign a
petition asking that Manning be
This time, Manning is
not accused of anything other
than refusing to testify against
the journalists to whom she blew
whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg
has this to say:
Chelsea Manning is again
acting heroically in the name of
press freedom, and it’s a
travesty that she has been sent
back to jail for refusing to
testify to a grand jury.
An investigation into
WikiLeaks for publishing is
a grave threat to all
and Chelsea is doing us all a
service for fighting it.
She has already been
tortured, spent years in jail,
and has suffered more than
enough. She should be released
Click here to support
Manning's immediate release.
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-- The RootsAction.org Team
P.S. RootsAction is an
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endorsed by Jim Hightower,
Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West,
Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn
Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill
Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders,
former U.S. Senator James
Abourezk, Frances Fox Piven,
Lila Garrett, Phil Donahue,
Sonali Kolhatkar, and many
Freedom of the Press Foundation:
Daniel Ellsberg responds to the
unjust jailing of whistleblower
NBC News: Chelsea
Manning jailed for refusing to
testify before grand jury in