Hands off Chelsea

On International Women’s Day, Chelsea Manning was wrongfully jailed for refusing to participate in a secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury investigation. While in jail she was served with a second subpoena. After being released, Chelsea Manning was wrongfully jailed a second time for again refusing to testify in front of a WikiLeaks Grand Jury.The U.S. government’s continued imprisonment of Chelsea Manning is nothing more than full-scale harassment.


Petition

We urge the U.S. Attorney for the East District of Virginia G. Zachary Terwilliger to show compassion and grant a medical release of our sister Chelsea Manning.

Chelsea is a trans woman who has suffered harsh treatment during her detention in Quantico. She was held in solitary confinement, stripped of her garments, and tortured. While in federal prison, she attempted suicide more than once. She was dishonorably discharged from the Army; and had already served 1,294 days in prison when she was sentenced in August 2013 to 35 years confinement with the possibility of parole in 8 years. She was convicted in July 2013 for a series of offenses including violations of the Espionage Act, after leaking more than 700,000 classified files of diplomatic cables and other documents to Wikileaks widely known as “Cablegate.” Included in these were videos of the massacre of civilians in both the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Manning has testified repeatedly on the issue. With our support, we generated a massive outcry, influencing President Obama to use his last days in office to do the right thing and commute her sentence.

We are urging U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger to do the right thing and grant Chelsea a medical release from jail.

Sincerely,

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Lee Liddle
Robert McFarland
Nancy Woolley
Carla Tevelow
Lewise Busch
Eloise Cranke
Debby and John Hanrahan
David Fiske
Janet Handford
barbara vanhorn
Will Douglas
Mike Madden
Marion Seymour
Arnold Matlin
Virginia Feldman
Don Hnatowich
Joan Nicholson
Gordon MacAlpine
jean mckay
Arifa Goodman
Teresa Robinson
Claudia Frantz
Bob Hewitt
David Rose
David Mahoney
Lorraine Johnson
Wayne Kelly
James Michael "Mike" Henderson
Don Anderson
Barb Olson
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  • Lee Liddle
    signed 2019-03-11 16:41:19 -0400
  • Robert McFarland
    signed 2019-03-11 16:40:54 -0400
  • Nancy Woolley
    signed 2019-03-11 16:40:52 -0400
  • Carla Tevelow
    signed 2019-03-11 16:40:20 -0400
  • Lewise Busch
    signed 2019-03-11 16:40:11 -0400
  • Eloise Cranke
    signed 2019-03-11 16:40:09 -0400
  • Debby and John Hanrahan
    signed 2019-03-11 16:39:24 -0400
  • David Fiske
    signed 2019-03-11 16:39:24 -0400
    I feel sorry for her. She revealed much. David.
  • Janet Handford
    signed 2019-03-11 16:39:19 -0400
  • barbara vanhorn
    signed 2019-03-11 16:39:05 -0400
  • Will Douglas
    signed 2019-03-11 16:38:52 -0400
  • Mike Madden
    signed 2019-03-11 16:38:37 -0400
  • Marion Seymour
    signed 2019-03-11 16:38:26 -0400
    Will be at that number after March 29th
  • Arnold Matlin
    signed 2019-03-11 16:38:09 -0400
  • Virginia Feldman
    signed 2019-03-11 16:37:54 -0400
  • Don Hnatowich
    signed 2019-03-11 16:36:50 -0400
  • Joan Nicholson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:35:16 -0400
  • Gordon MacAlpine
    signed 2019-03-11 16:34:59 -0400
  • jean mckay
    signed 2019-03-11 16:34:44 -0400
  • Arifa Goodman
    signed 2019-03-11 16:34:28 -0400
    Chelsea is a true America heroine, one of the valiant people throughout our history who have bravely stood up to the vested special interests in this country and spoken out for justice for truth and for goodness. This current treatment of her is abhorrent, cruel and unjust. Please grant her an immediate medical release from jail, where she definitely does not belong.
  • Teresa Robinson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:33:41 -0400
    Fascists one step closer to destroying freedom of speech, freedom of the press. All who have a conscience, a moral compass to REVEAL the BLOODY truth of OUR WAR CRIMES are the TRUE PATRIOTS, treasonous lawmakers sold their souls for a dollar long ago.
  • Claudia Frantz
    signed 2019-03-11 16:33:27 -0400
  • Bob Hewitt
    signed 2019-03-11 16:33:26 -0400
  • David Rose
    signed 2019-03-11 16:32:14 -0400
  • David Mahoney
    signed 2019-03-11 16:30:58 -0400
  • Lorraine Johnson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:30:47 -0400
  • Wayne Kelly
    signed 2019-03-11 16:28:50 -0400
  • James Michael "Mike" Henderson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:28:33 -0400
  • Don Anderson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:27:31 -0400
    Vietnam Veteran still seeking Truth from my government! Whatever happened to that transparency we were promised?
  • Barb Olson
    signed 2019-03-11 16:27:24 -0400
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