Tag Archive for Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning freed from prison

Chelsea Manning left Ft. Leavenworth prison today at 2 a.m. Central Time. She had served seven years of an extreme 35-year sentence for whistleblowing, a sentence President Obama commuted just before leaving office. In prison, the Army private, formerly known as Bradley Manning,…

Snowden in Moscow airport limbo

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, departed Hong Kong on Sunday, taking an Aeroflot flight to Moscow. Hong Kong’s decision to allow him to leave comes a day after the US sought to turn up the pressure on the territory to hand him…

Trial of Bradley Manning begins at Fort Meade

The trial of Private Bradley Manning, began Monday at Fort Meade, a military base in Maryland, north of Washington, DC.  Manning has been in custody since his arrest on May 29, 2010 on charges of disclosing classified information to Wikileaks. Lt. Colonel David…