Lawyers Demand Release of Chelsea Manning, Held for Refusing WikiLeaks Testimony

HeadlineFeb 20, 2020

Lawyers for U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning filed a motion in federal court Wednesday asking for her release from a prison outside Washington, D.C., where she’s been jailed since March of last year for refusing to cooperate in a federal grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks. Manning could be held as for as long as 18 months on contempt of court charges.

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