WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison in US


Chelsea Manning, the transgender armed force private jailed for one of the biggest leaks of classified reports in US history, was discharged from jail today, a US Army representative said.

Manning “has been discharged from the United States Disciplinary Barracks” at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, representative Cynthia Smith said in a concise explanation.

In July 2010, Manning – then a male officer known as Bradley – was captured over the arrival of a tremendous trove of more than 700,000 grouped military and political records by means of WikiLeaks.

Manning, now 29, was serving a 35-year sentence for the break yet president Barack Obama drove her sentence before leaving office and she was discharged following seven years in jail.

Manning on attempted suicide twice a year ago alone and went on a hunger strike to denounce disciplinary measures to which she was subjected, incorporating spells in isolation.

“Two more days until the flexibility of non military civilian life,” Manning tweeted Monday. “Presently chasing for private #healthcare like a great many Americans.