Friday, September 9, 2016

Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in prison protest — RT America

Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in prison protest — RT America

US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning is now on a hunger strike as she serves a 35-year sentence in relation to leaking thousands of military cables related to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. "I need help," she says to stop bullying she has faced in prison.
“I need help. I am not getting any,” Manning said in a statement, according to Time magazine, citing a member of the Chelsea Manning Support Network
It was reportedly confirmed through Manning's lawyer, Chase Stragio of the American Civil Liberties Union.