The former Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning has been detained on Friday in coercive detention for refusing, in front of a Grand Jury of a court in the US state of Virginia to testify. As a spokesman for the Prosecutor's office in Alexandria said, was ordered by judge Claude Hilton of the arrest. According to the data from manning's environment, Hilton said, Manning should remain in custody until you decide differently.
According to the Prosecutor, manning's lawyer applied to court to house arrest for his client. However, the application was rejected and Manning in the prison of Alexandria.
The Grand Jury made a far-reaching investigation of the fully equipped sworn body – with the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is concerned. The unveiling platform Wikileaks published diplomatic cables in 2010 and 2011, hundreds of thousands of secret US military documents about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as confidential Diplomatic. Source prior to a sex change at that time still as a soldier, Bradley Manning live Manning, who leaked the Material of military computers downloaded, and Wikileaks was.
Wikileaks has condemned the arrest as "an attack on freedom of the press"
Manning in 2010 was arrested and convicted in August 2013 of espionage 35 years in prison. By a Pardon of the former democratic US President, Barack Obama, Manning 2017 was released prematurely. Obama's Republican successor in the White house, Donald Trump, had referred to her as a "traitor", which allowed to leave the prison from "never" would have.
In anticipation of their arrest, Manning had already declared on Thursday, you make a statement denial of their constitutional rights. You spoke out against the secret nature of Grand juries, the witnesses to interview in the absence of their lawyers. "In solidarity with many activists, the fight against injustice, I stay true to my principles," affirmed Manning. She wanted to exhaust all legal means.More about
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Wikileaks convict manning's arrest as "an attack on freedom of the press". "Whistleblowers are now forced journalists to testify and jail is not plugged in, if you cooperate," denounced the unveiling of the platform in the short message service Twitter. (AFP)