Chelsea Manning’s Legal Team Files Motion to Reconsider Sanctions

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning and her legal team filed a Motion to Reconsider Sanctions, in which they ask Judge Anthony Trenga to release Chelsea from confinement, and ask that he modify the fines he imposed on her. During the May 16th contempt hearing, Judge Trenga found Ms. Manning in contempt of court and […]

Statement from Chelsea Manning and Her Lawyer Regarding Today’s Superseding Indictment

“This administration describes the press as the opposition party and an enemy of the people. Today, they use the law as a sword…” — Chelsea Manning Alexandria, VA — Chelsea Manning and her attorney Moira Meltzer-Cohen have issued the following statements in reply to today’s events: The continued detention of Chelsea Manning is purely punitive. […]

Statement from Chelsea Manning’s Lawyers Regarding Chelsea Being Remanded Into Custody

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning was remanded into federal custody, again, for refusing to testify before a federal Grand Jury.   In addition to being held in confinement for the duration of the Grand Jury investigation or until she purges her contempt and testifies, District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Chelsea to be fined $500 every […]

Chelsea Manning Released from Alexandria Detention Center After Grand Jury Lapses

Alexandria, VA — Earlier today Chelsea Manning was released from the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center in Alexandria, VA.  Chelsea’s release follows the expiration of the term of the EDVA Grand Jury that previously demanded her testimony. Chelsea was in jail for 62 days, after she was found in contempt of court for her […]