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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Edward Juillard
Valerie Reilly
Erik Leidal
Joanne Reitz
Duncan Bond
Miranda Havard
Mike Painton
Pascual Olivas López
Abigail Pèrez
Robert Kolkebeck
Tabb Jensen
Z Sullivan
Michael Durham
Alfredo Minino
Tammy Sanders
Elliott Panyard
Richard Coleman Coleman
John Christine
Martin O'Donnell
gail williamson
Katrena Meeker Meeker
Jaz Brisack
Nancy Reed
Alison Ellison
Brandon Cawley
Ann Wright
Rose Kazma
daniel jensen
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  • Edward Juillard
    signed 2019-06-03 19:19:01 -0400
  • Valerie Reilly
    signed 2019-06-03 19:17:16 -0400
  • Erik Leidal
    signed 2019-06-03 19:14:25 -0400
  • Joanne Reitz
    signed 2019-06-03 18:59:58 -0400
    Prosecution of whistleblowers must stop in America!!!
  • Duncan Bond
    signed 2019-06-02 14:12:38 -0400
    You arrest, persecute and torture the person that blew the whistle on blatant WAR CRIMES & ATROCITIES being committed by US military BUT you let the perpetrators of these crimes GO FREE!!!!! You are SICK & EVIL. You fill me with disgust.
  • Miranda Havard
    signed 2019-06-02 03:28:40 -0400
  • Mike Painton
    signed 2019-06-01 12:02:42 -0400
    Truth hurts and our owners(Bilderberg Group)the oligharies hate the truth…
  • Pascual Olivas López
    signed 2019-06-01 06:37:50 -0400
    Basta de represión por defender la verdad.
  • Abigail Pèrez
    signed 2019-05-31 14:25:29 -0400
  • Robert Kolkebeck
    signed 2019-05-31 13:29:38 -0400
    I was at the corner of the Rt. 1 cutoff & Lincoln Highway in Chicago Heights early this morning witj my sign and message to passing motorists: #FreeSpeech #FreeAssange #FreeChelseaManning #Unity4J
  • Tabb Jensen
    signed 2019-05-31 12:58:09 -0400
    Release her from this bogus crap.
  • Z Sullivan
    signed 2019-05-31 11:48:21 -0400
  • Michael Durham
    signed 2019-05-31 11:37:23 -0400
    Chelsea deserves a great deal of respect we should be honoring her. The people of America will no longer stand by while our government commits atrocities.
  • Alfredo Minino
    signed 2019-05-31 11:00:14 -0400
  • Tammy Sanders
    signed 2019-05-31 10:41:38 -0400
  • Elliott Panyard
    signed 2019-05-30 18:14:31 -0400
  • Richard Coleman Coleman
    signed 2019-05-30 16:21:30 -0400
  • John Christine
    signed 2019-05-30 10:03:23 -0400
  • Martin O'Donnell
    signed 2019-05-30 01:24:04 -0400
  • gail williamson
    signed 2019-05-30 00:28:29 -0400
    gail williamson
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  • dc sarahchild
    @zuzu_petals tweeted link to this page. 2019-05-29 23:11:46 -0400
  • Katrena Meeker Meeker
    signed 2019-05-29 19:51:50 -0400
  • Jaz Brisack
    signed 2019-05-29 18:35:41 -0400
  • Nancy Reed
    signed 2019-05-29 18:25:22 -0400
  • Alison Ellison
    signed 2019-05-29 18:22:15 -0400
    Stop your persecution of Chelsea Manning!
  • Brandon Cawley
    signed 2019-05-29 16:41:37 -0400
  • Ann Wright
    signed 2019-05-29 16:29:40 -0400
    As a retired US Army Colonel, I hope you will recognize that Chelsea Manning‘s testimony is totally in the transcript of her court-martial. There’s no need to keep her in jail or require her to testify because it’s all written down already- just read it!!! Keeping her in jail is retaliation and retribution for her gaining clemency under the Obama administration
  • Rose Kazma
    signed 2019-05-29 16:09:18 -0400
  • daniel jensen
    signed 2019-05-29 13:18:16 -0400
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