Chelsea Manning Found Guilty Of Prison Misconduct


Chelsea Manning tweeted on Tuesday evening that she had been found guilty of four charges of prison misconduct. The charges include possessing prohibited property, medicine misuse, disorderly conduct, and “category IV,” in other words, of disrespect.

Among the “prohibited property” was expired toothpaste, Malala Yousafzai’s memoir, several magazines, and a copy of the U.S. torture report.

BuzzFeed News reports:

One of her lawyers, ACLU attorney Chase Strangio, told BuzzFeed News that while Manning did not receive any time in solitary confinement as punishment — a possibility supporters had been decrying — she did receive 21 days of “loss of privileges,” which Manning tweeted means no gym, library, or time outdoors.

Manning is currently serving a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth for leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.

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