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Obama Grants Manning Early Release

Chelsea Manning

Bradley Manning, now Chelsea, will be a free person on May 17th, 2017 as President Obama today commuted Manning’s sentence. Bradley Manning was charged with aiding the enemy, embezzlement or theft, espionage, and fraud in a Court Martial held June thru August of 2013 for having stolen Army intelligence documents and delivered them to WikiLeaks. Manning pleaded to lesser charges ...

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years

Bradley Manning, the source of documents leaked to WikiLeaks, was sentenced today to 35 years in prison. Additionally, he was demoted, and given a dishonorable discharge. As a result of his conviction on charges of theft, fraud, and espionage last month, the maximum sentence Manning could have received was 90 years. USA Today reports: The judge in the case, Army ...

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