Chelsea Manning has sacrificed everything twice

Tim Travers Hawkins
written by Jacob Sugarman March 30, 2019

Few can endure the mental anguish of solitary confinement, or what prisons more insidiously refer to as “administrative segregation.” Fewer still can endure multiple stretches of “ad seg” occurring months and years apart. Former United Nations expert Juan Mendez has said that such detention can amount to torture, yet that’s precisely what whistleblower Chelsea Manning has braved in her pursuit of transparency and justice.

Since returning to prison on March 8, Manning has spent 22 hours each day in total isolation at William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center in Alexandria, Va., according to the advocacy group Chelsea Resists. “Chelsea can’t be out of her cell while any other prisoners are out, so she cannot talk to other people, or visit the law library, and has no access to books or reading material,” the group wrote in a statement last week…

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2 thoughts on “Chelsea Manning has sacrificed everything twice

  1. The same thing is happening to Paul Manafort but this was even before he was convicted. I suggest she start remote viewing. Doesn’t take a lot of knowledge and you can go anywhere you want. At least she is not in the general population getting raped and all of the nasty stuff that happens in prison. They should reform prison so none of the violence happens.

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    1. Bob, I wondered, why Chelsea Manning had not leave US. Somehow…. and now watch what happens with Julian Assenge; with him Chelsea Manning´s case is Shining up, again. More and more Bloggers report now the cruelties, done in prisons, where often BIG NEWSPAPERS shrink back.

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