Chelsea Manning Back In Jail With UnPrecedented Fines

Once again, Chelsea Manning stood up for our free press and refused to testify in a new grand jury held against Assange today. This resulted in her being reincarcerated after only 7 days of freedom. In a move unprecedented in the past, Judge Anthony Trenga ordered she pay $500 dollars for every day after 30 days and $1,000 dollars for every day after 60 days in jail. Her response:

“I would rather starve to death than to change my opinion in this regard. And when I say that, I mean that quite literally.”

According to Sparrow Media:

In a sealed hearing, Judge Anthony Trenga heard arguments that this post-indictment subpoena should be quashed as an impermissible effort to compel Chelsea to participate in trial preparation, which is beyond the scope of the grand jury’s investigative function.

Judge Trenga also heard arguments on whether Chelsea was subject to unlawful electronic surveillance, ultimately declining either to demand from the government further assurances on the matter, or to quash the subpoena.

Prior to being held in contempt, Ms. Manning was heard in open court on her objections to the grand jury as a secret process that runs counter to her values.

Please help Chelsea with the ridiculous legal fees and fines placed on her by donating to Chelsea’s donation link

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