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Chelsea Manning asks Obama to commute her sentence

Chelsea Manning asks Obama to commute her sentence
Chelsea Manning asks Obama to commute her sentence
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- A transgender soldier who is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government and military documents to the WikiLeaks website is asking President Barack Obama to commute her sentence to time served.In a commutation application released by her attorneys, Chelsea Manning said there was no historical precedent for such an extreme sentence for the leak of secret documents.
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Chelsea Manning Commutation Application

Chelsea Manning Commutation Application
Chelsea Manning Commutation Application

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as well npr

Chelsea Manning Asks President For Clemency And 'First Chance At Life' : The Two-Way : NPR

Chelsea Manning Asks President For Clemency And 'First Chance At Life' : The Two-Way : NPR
Chelsea Manning Asks President For Clemency And 'First Chance At Life' : The Two-Way : NPR
Chelsea Manning Asks President For Clemency And 'First Chance At Life'Army Pfc.Chelsea Manning is asking President Obama to grant her clemency saying she is requesting "a first chance at life."Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after perpetrating one of the largest leaks of classified information in U.S. history.
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additionally washingtonpost

Chelsea Manning petitions Obama for clemency on her 35-year prison sentence

Chelsea Manning petitions Obama for clemency on her 35-year prison sentence
Chelsea Manning petitions Obama for clemency on her 35-year prison sentence
Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence in a military prison for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks, is asking President Obama, for the second time, to commute her sentence to the time she has already served.(U.S. Army via AP/U.S.Army via AP)Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted in 2013 of taking troves of secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks, has formally asked President Obama to commute her 35-year prison sentence to allow an immediate release and "a first chance at life."Manning, 29, has served 6 ½ years in federal custody — longer than any other person convicted of leaking classified information in U.S. history.In an impassioned statement accompanying her petition for clemency, she accepted "full and complete responsibility" for her decision to disclose the material.
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