101 Facts About Chelsea Manning

1. Chelsea Manning spent her days drinking, while Chelsea Manning was left largely to fend for herself, playing with Legos or on the computer.

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2. Chelsea Manning vied for the Democratic nomination for the Senate election of Maryland State in January 2018.

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3. Chelsea Manning was mostly taken care of by her older sister, Casey Manning.

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4. Chelsea Manning displayed talent as a programmer but behaviour that was becoming increasingly detached, and coworkers found it difficult to communicate with Manning.

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5. In 2017, Junior liked a tweet that mocked Chelsea Manning Manning in vulgar terms over her identity as a trans woman.

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6. Chelsea Manning admittedly provided WikiLeaks with classified documents obtained during her deployment, including hundreds of thousands of State Department cables, detailed records about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and information about detainees of the secretive Guantanamo Bay military prison, among other material.

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7. Chelsea Manning's said she would retain a Canadian lawyer to challenge the inadmissibility finding before a Canadian tribunal.

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8. Chelsea Manning's used a selfie from 2008 to accompany the article.

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9. Chelsea Manning's could not be photographed or give interviews on camera.

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10. Chelsea Manning's said her gender transition while in prison had cost "only $600 over 2 years", explaining that the Department of Defense "got meds at a markdown".

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11. Chelsea Manning's was arraigned on February 23, 2012, and declined to enter a plea.

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12. Chelsea Manning's was moved from Kuwait to the Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, on July 29, 2010, and classified as a maximum custody detainee with Prevention of Injury status.

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13. Chelsea Manning's was charged with several offenses in July, replaced by 22 charges in March 2011, including violations of Articles 92 and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and of the Espionage Act.

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14. Chelsea Manning told them he believed Manning was endangering lives.

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15. Chelsea Manning's explained that "i cant separate myself from others.

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16. Chelsea Manning's told Lamo she had recognized that the messages came from an NSA database, and that seeing them had made her feel comfortable about stepping forward.

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17. Chelsea Manning's introduced herself as an Army intelligence analyst, and within 17 minutes, without waiting for a reply, alluded to the leaks.

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18. Chelsea Manning's had first noticed them toward the end of November 2009, when they posted 570,000 pager messages from the September 11 attacks.

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19. Chelsea Manning's responded by overturning a table, damaging a computer that was sitting on it.

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20. Chelsea Manning had a boyfriend, took several low-paid jobs, and spent a semester studying history and English at Montgomery College but left after failing an exam.

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21. Chelsea Manning's moved in with her father in Oklahoma City, where he was living with his second wife and her child.

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22. Chelsea Manning apparently reacted badly when the son changed his surname to Manning too; she started taking running jumps at the walls, telling her mother: "I'm nobody now.

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23. Chelsea Manning's spent her days drinking, while Manning was left largely to fend for herself, playing with Legos or on the computer.

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24. Chelsea Manning's was sentenced to serve a 35-year sentence at the maximum-security US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth.

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25. Chelsea Manning's pleaded guilty in February 2013 to 10 of the charges.

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26. Chelsea Manning's was held at the Marine Corps Brig, Quantico in Virginia, from July 2010 to April 2011, under Prevention of Injury status—which entailed de facto solitary confinement and other restrictions that caused domestic and international concern—before being transferred to the Joint Regional Correctional Facility at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she could interact with other detainees.

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27. Chelsea Manning's expressed a desire to begin hormone replacement therapy.

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28. Chelsea Manning officially changed his name to Chelsea Elizabeth in April 2014.

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29. Chelsea Manning pleaded guilty to ten of the charges in February 2013.

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30. Chelsea Manning was charged with 22 offenses, including aiding the enemy, and was taken to the Marine Corps Brig, Quantico in Virginia, where she was in de facto solitary confinement, before being moved to Fort Leavenworth.

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31. In 2009, Chelsea Manning worked as an intelligence analyst in Iraq.

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32. In 2013, Chelsea Manning was convicted of sending classified documents to a website called WikiLeaks, and is eligible for parole in about six years.

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33. Chelsea Manning was detained in 2010 after leaking information of vital national security interest to the United States.

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34. Chelsea Manning was charged with violating the US Espionage Act and sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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35. Chelsea Manning staged a hunger strike to make the Army pay for his gender reassignment surgery.

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36. Chelsea Manning attempted suicide twice as a result of his transgenderism.

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37. Chelsea Manning leaked 750,000 documents total, including 150,000 diplomatic cables, to notorious anti-American hacking group WikiLeaks.

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38. Chelsea Manning joined the army and was sent on an assignment to Iraq in 2009 as an intelligence analyst.

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39. Chelsea Manning leaked classified documents with WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange in early 2010.

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40. Chelsea Manning convicted of five violations of Espionage Act and numerous other charges, with maximum sentence of 130 years.

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41. Chelsea Manning was frustrated that WikiLeaks did not publish files about 15 people who printed "anti-Iraqi" pamphlets.

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42. In January 2010, Chelsea Manning called the public editor's line at Bloomberg News, but got no response.

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43. Chelsea Manning acknowledged having provided archives of military and diplomatic files to WikiLeaks.

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44. On February 28, 2013, Chelsea Manning pleaded guilty to 10 of the 22 specified charges.

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45. At the start of the hearing, Chelsea Manning replaced the assigned two military defense lawyers, Major Matthew Kemkes and Captain Paul Bouchard, with Captain Joshua Tooman.

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46. Chelsea Manning had e-mailed master sergeant, Paul Adkins, in April 2010 to say she was suffering from gender confusion and, despite then living as a man, attaching a photograph of herself dressed as a woman.

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47. Chelsea Manning was represented by military attorneys Major Matthew Kemkes and Captain Paul Bouchard, and by civilian attorney David Coombs.

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48. Chelsea Manning was charged on July 5, 2010, with violations of Articles 92 and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which were alleged to have taken place between November 19, 2009, and May 27, 2010.

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49. Chelsea Manning entered guilty pleas to 10 of 22 specified offenses in February 2013.

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50. In 2009, Chelsea Manning was assigned to an Army unit in Iraq as an intelligence analyst.

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51. Chelsea Manning belonged to the 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division, but had a tough time during her military days.

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52. Chelsea Manning was convicted in July 2013 and was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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53. Chelsea Manning is a US soldier, who leaked a series of documents known as the Iraq and Afghan War logs, diplomatic cables, and Guantanamo Bay files to WikiLeaks.

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54. Chelsea Manning would have been in prison until 2045 had Obama not acted.

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55. Chelsea Manning told Lamo of having downloaded hundreds of thousands of documents from secure government computers and forwarding them to WikiLeaks.

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56. Chelsea Manning contacted former hacker Adrian Lamo in May 2010, and the two began an online correspondence.

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57. Chelsea Manning deployed to Iraq in October 2009 and was stationed at a forward operating base east of Baghdad and was privy to a wealth of top-secret documents.

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58. Chelsea Manning received a top-secret security clearance and, upon graduating from the course in August 2008, was assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in New York.

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59. Chelsea Manning finished basic training in April 2008 and then attended intelligence school at Fort Huachuca in Arizona.

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60. Chelsea Manning drifted across the country, settling with a relative in Maryland before joining the army in 2007.

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61. Chelsea Manning was a precocious child, demonstrating an aptitude for computers and excelling in academics.

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62. Chelsea Manning has shared her perspectives on gender identity, imprisonment and political affairs via a series of columns written for The Guardian.

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63. Chelsea Manning was transferred to Fort Leavenworth in Kansas in 2011, where she was allowed to have personal effects in a windowed cell.

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64. Chelsea Manning was first imprisoned in Kuwait, where she became suicidal.

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65. In 2009, Chelsea Manning was stationed at Forward Operating Base Hammer in Iraq, an isolated site near the Iranian border.

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66. On July 30, 2013, Chelsea Manning was found guilty of espionage and theft, but not guilty of aiding the enemy.

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67. Chelsea Manning served 7 years in prison, but WikiLeaks was not prosecuted.

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68. The company arranging Chelsea Manning's speaking tour said it would appeal the decision, taken under s50 of the Migration Act, which authorizes a minister to refuse a visa on character grounds.

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69. On June 26, 2018, Chelsea Manning finished second among eight Democrats vying for their party's US Senate nomination in Maryland's primary election.

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70. On January 18, Chelsea Manning filed with the Maryland State Board of Elections to challenge the state's senior senator, two-term incumbent Ben Cardin, as a Democrat in the June 26, 2018 primary election.

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71. On January 11, 2018, Chelsea Manning filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for the US Senate in Maryland.

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72. On September 22, 2017, Chelsea Manning was denied entry to Canada from the United States because of her criminal record.

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73. On September 13, 2017, Chelsea Manning was named a visiting fellow at Harvard University.

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74. On September 9, 2016, Chelsea Manning began a hunger strike to protest what she described as her being bullied by prison authorities and the US government.

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75. In November 2016, Chelsea Manning disclosed that she made a second suicide attempt on October 4, 2016, on the first night of her solitary confinement.

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76. On July 28, 2016, the ACLU announced that Chelsea Manning was under investigation and facing several possible charges related to her suicide attempt.

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77. On July 5, 2016, Chelsea Manning was taken to a hospital after what media sources characterized as a suicide attempt.

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78. In April 2015, Chelsea Manning began communicating via Twitter, under the handle @xychelsea, by using a voice phone to dictate to intermediaries, who tweeted on her behalf.

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79. Chelsea Manning's debut under the new arrangement, "The CIA's torturers and the leaders who approved their actions must face the law", appeared on March 9, 2015.

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80. Chelsea Manning denied being harassed by other inmates and claimed some had become confidantes.

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81. In January 2017, Chelsea Manning wrote to The New York Times that although months had passed, she had still not seen a surgeon.

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82. In September 2017, Chelsea Manning accepted the EFF Pioneer Award in recognition of her actions as a whistleblower and for her work as an advocate for government transparency and transgender rights.

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83. In 2011, Chelsea Manning was awarded a "Whistleblowerpreis" by the German Section of the International Association of Lawyers against Nuclear Arms and the Federation of German Scientists.

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84. Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth's detention center at approximately 2 am Central Time on May 17, 2017.

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85. In November 2016, Chelsea Manning made a formal petition to President Obama to reduce her 35-year sentence to the six years of time she had already served.

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86. On January 18, 2011, after Chelsea Manning had an altercation with the guards, the commander of Quantico classified her as a suicide risk.

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87. While in Kuwait, Chelsea Manning was placed on suicide watch after her behavior caused concern.

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88. Chelsea Manning said the incident that had affected her the most was when 15 detainees had been arrested by the Iraqi Federal Police for printing anti-Iraqi literature.

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89. On May 20, 2010, Chelsea Manning contacted Adrian Lamo, a former "grey hat" hacker convicted in 2004 of having accessed The New York Times computer network two years earlier without permission.

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90. Chelsea Manning said she gave WikiLeaks a video, in late March 2010, of the Granai airstrike in Afghanistan.

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91. Chelsea Manning was the source of the Guantanamo Bay files leak, obtained by WikiLeaks in 2010 and published by The New York Times on April 24, 2011.

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92. Chelsea Manning was responsible for the "Cablegate" leak of 251,287 State Department cables, written by 271 American embassies and consulates in 180 countries, dated December 1966 to February 2010.

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93. Chelsea Manning told Lamo in May 2010 that she had developed a working relationship with Assange, communicating directly with him using an encrypted Internet conferencing service, but knew little about him.

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94. Chelsea Manning told former "grey hat" hacker Adrian Lamo that she had set up Twitter and YouTube accounts as Breanna to give her female identity a digital presence, writing to Lamo: "I wouldn't mind going to prison for the rest of my life [for leaking information], or being executed so much, if it wasn't for the possibility of having pictures of me.

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95. Chelsea Manning told the court that, during her interaction with WikiLeaks on IRC and Jabber, she developed a friendship with someone there, believed to be Julian Assange, which she said made her feel she could be herself.

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96. Chelsea Manning contacted The Washington Post and The New York Times to ask if they were interested in the material; the Post reporter did not sound interested, and the Times did not return the call.

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97. Chelsea Manning said her first contact with WikiLeaks took place in January 2010, when she began to interact with them on IRC and Jabber.

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98. In November 2009, Chelsea Manning wrote to a gender counselor in the United States, said she felt female, and discussed having surgery.

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99. In August 2008, Chelsea Manning was sent to Fort Drum in Jefferson County, New York, where she joined the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and trained for deployment to Iraq.

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100. Chelsea Manning began basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, on October 2, 2007.

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101. Chelsea Manning moved on to Chicago before running out of money and again having nowhere to stay.

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