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Chelsea Manning is Courage’s newest beneficiary

Snowden: "Chelsea Manning is the first American to be sentenced to decades of prison for revealing truthful information to the press. Her conviction — under a law even the ACLU says violates the constitution — is not just an injustice, it’s a threat to journalism." Courage Foundation May 27, 2016 Six years ago today, WikiLeaks whistleblower More

Chelsea Manning Appeals “Unprecedented” Conviction

In the 209-page legal brief made public on Thursday, lawyers for Manning questioned the testimony of military officials at her trial, arguing that their claims of harm were “speculative” and “provided no indication” of actual harm, which they said had a “highly prejudicial” effect on the trial.

Chelsea Manning: We’re citizens, not subjects. We have the right to criticize government without fear

Manning: After 9/11, a dedicated office of lawyers specializing in novel applications of law for national security issues, the National Security Division (NSD), was created and now, with a small caseload and an enormous amount of resources, this division of the Department of Justice has been waging a quiet war against the media, their sources and the right to free speech and a free press, using the growing national security and surveillance apparatus to prosecute various cases and, occasionally, target the media.

▶ An interview with Alexa O'Brien re Manning, WikiLeaks, and the U.S. government

Photo typischich.at An interview with Alexa O'Brien, who documented and researched, as an independent journalist, the entire Bradley (Chelsea) Manning trial and its wider context of a US inter-agency prosecution of WikiLeaks. Metahaven 2013. Produced in collaboration with Bureau Europa.  Editor's Comment:  This video, recorded August 21, 2013, is full of information about the trial More

▶ An interview with Alexa O’Brien re Manning, WikiLeaks, and the U.S. government

Photo typischich.at An interview with Alexa O'Brien, who documented and researched, as an independent journalist, the entire Bradley (Chelsea) Manning trial and its wider context of a US inter-agency prosecution of WikiLeaks. Metahaven 2013. Produced in collaboration with Bureau Europa.  Editor's Comment:  This video, recorded August 21, 2013, is full of information about the trial More

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