- 2015-08-23 US: The persecution of Manning...
Her crime? Having a tube of expired toothpaste and a copy of the Caitlin Jenner Vanity Fair magazine in her cell.
Chelsea could now face additional years in prison. She's also being denied access to the prison gym, library, and outdoors—though she was spared the most severe punishment of indefinite solitary confinement.
1. Chelsea Manning Found Guilty Of Violating Prison Rules, NPR, August 19, 2015
2. Attorney credits public with sparing Chelsea Manning solitary confinement, Christian Science Monitor, August 19, 2015
3. Iraq war logs: secret files show how US ignored torture, The Guardian, October 22, 2010
http://www.theguardian.com/…/22/iraq-war-logs-military-leaksThe Army private is serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. The latest charges came after she kept magazines and an expired toothpaste.npr.org