US ex-intelligence analyst, Chelsea Manning is going to be released after seven years imprisoned

Ex-intelligence analyst

After seven years in a military prison Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S. ex-intelligence analyst Chelsea Elizabeth Manning (born Bradley Edward Manning, December 17, 1987), is going to be released as President Barack Obama announced.

“She had taken responsibility for her crime and her sentence was disproportionate to those received by other whistleblowers”, said Obama.

Manning, a former intelligence analyst in Iraq, was imprisoned in 2013 for leaking more than 700,000 classified U.S. war reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. She received a 35-year prison sentence, by far the longest punishment ever dished out in the U.S. for a whistleblowing conviction.

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