The former Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning has made, according to their lawyers in a prison in Alexandria (US state Virginia) to a suicide attempt. She had been taken to a hospital and having a rest there, it said on Wednesday, in a communication to their lawyers, which the German press Agency was present.
It is also planned that the Whistleblower will appear on Friday at a hearing in Federal court, it was said. Manning has been sitting for may 2019 for contempt of court in coercive detention.
you dismissed had refused, the founder of the disclosure platform Wikileaks, Julian Assange, to testify. Manning's lawyers have requested their release.
The Whistleblower had Wikileaks in 2010 – at that time as Bradley Manning, hundreds of thousands of secret military documents. It is the U.S. military operations and war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.
she was arrested in 2010 in pre-trial detention. In 2013, she was sentenced by a military court to 35 years in prison. Manning came in 2017, after the then-US President Barack Obama had ordered the early release. (chk/sda)
Created: 12.03.2020, 03:37 PMUpdated Date: 12 March 2020, 04:03