American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is going on a hunger strike

American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is going on a hunger strike

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The American soldiers Chelsea Manning is a prison sentence of 35 years for leaking secret documents to Wikileaks, goes on a hunger strike.

The man born Manning said Friday (local time) for food to deny it until she is treated for her geslachtsidentiteitsstoornis and the government with respect not respectful.

“I request the no longer. I demand it now”, said Manning in a statement. Manning is still refusing longer to eat, drink, and her hair cut short or wear. Or will they water and her prescribed medication keep taking. The 28-year-old military did in July, a suicide attempt, allegedly out of frustration at the refusal of the authorities to its adequate treatment.

The army announced later that month for an investigation into the action of Manning, that her conviction for misconduct.


To her sexual reassignment treatment was Chelsea, a former inlichtingenanalist in Iraq, life as Bradley. In 2013, she was by a military court and sentenced for the leaks in 2010 of 700,000 documents and videos to onlineklokkenluiderscollectief Wikileaks.

One of the videos showed images of a helicopter that suspected Iraqi insurgents under fire took. In which attack were twelve people killed, including two reporters from Reuters.

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