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Manning’s conditions of confinement lawsuit dismissed

WASHINGTON – A lawsuit brought by Pvt. Chelsea Manning about the conditions of her confinement is dismissed.

Manning, the Army soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for the materials classified according to WikiLeaks, was released May 17 of jam in Kansas’ Fort Leavenworth, after President Barack Obama Sunday, her punishment for leaving office.

One of her lawyers, Chase Strangio, wrote on Twitter on Monday that the case was rejected, because they are free. Strangio wrote: “They fought hard, and we all benefit.”

Manning sued the federal court of the District of Columbia in 2014, asks a judge to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition. The Army eventually allowed her medical treatment for her gender dysphoria.

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