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Assange reverse-ferrets on promise to fly to US post-Manning clemency - The Register;

Assange reverse-ferrets on promise to fly to US post-Manning clemency - The Register

The RegisterAssange reverse-ferrets on promise to fly to US post-Manning clemencyThe RegisterIf US investigators were hoping WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange would be deliver himself into their hands, then they are due for a disappointment. Last Thursday, WikiLeaks tweeted that the longest-staying guest in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London would ...and more »

Assange stands by US extradition offer after Manning commutation - Deutsche Welle;

Assange stands by US extradition offer after Manning commutation - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleAssange stands by US extradition offer after Manning commutationDeutsche WelleJulian Assange pledged earlier this month to accept extradition to the US if Chelsea Manning were set free. Now that Manning's prison sentence has been commuted, Assange says he'll "stand by everything" he said. Julian Assange Gründer WikiLeaks ...and more »

Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to US - New York Times;

Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to US - New York Times

New York TimesJulian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to USNew York TimesJulian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy in London last year. Credit Peter Nicholls/Reuters. LONDON — Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who has claimed asylum in Ecuador's London embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to ...and more »

Chelsea Manning thanks Barack Obama for 'giving me a chance' - The Guardian;

Chelsea Manning thanks Barack Obama for 'giving me a chance' - The Guardian

The GuardianChelsea Manning thanks Barack Obama for 'giving me a chance'The GuardianBarack Obama gives his final press conference in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock. Chelsea Manning. Chelsea Manning thanks Barack Obama for 'giving me a chance'. Manning, a whistleblower and former military ...and more »

The importance of commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence on the eve of the Trump era - ThinkProgress;

The importance of commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence on the eve of the Trump era - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressThe importance of commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence on the eve of the Trump eraThinkProgressPresident Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Under mounting pressure to free convicts as a last act, Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before ...and more »

Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison release - BBC News;

Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison release - BBC News

BBC NewsChelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison releaseBBC NewsThe US army private serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents has thanked President Barack Obama for shortening her sentence. Chelsea Manning, whose sentence was commuted by the outgoing president, thanked him "for giving ...and more »

Commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence is not enough - Aljazeera.com;

Commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence is not enough - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comCommuting Chelsea Manning's sentence is not enoughAljazeera.comIn early July 2016, Chelsea Manning was found to be unresponsive in her cell at the prison barracks of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she was serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking secret military archives and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.and more »

The Long Ordeal of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning - Democracy Now!

The Long Ordeal of Whistleblower Chelsea ManningDemocracy Now!In April 2010, a classified U.S. military video was released through the website WikiLeaks, recorded from a camera aboard an Apache helicopter. It shows the massacre of civilians on a street in Baghdad, Iraq. The video, which WikiLeaks called ...and more »

Just how compassionate is Chelsea Manning's release? - The Conversation UK;

Just how compassionate is Chelsea Manning's release? - The Conversation UK

The Conversation UKJust how compassionate is Chelsea Manning's release?The Conversation UKRobert Cryer does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.and more »

Chelsea Manning Commutation Doesn't Erase Obama's Awful Whistleblower Legacy - TIME;

Chelsea Manning Commutation Doesn't Erase Obama's Awful Whistleblower Legacy - TIME

TIMEChelsea Manning Commutation Doesn't Erase Obama's Awful Whistleblower LegacyTIMEPresident Obama did a compassionate and good deed in commuting Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence—the longest by far for leaking U.S. government secrets to anyone, for any reason. Manning has suffered torture, prolonged solitary confinement (as a ...and more »

Viewpoint: Obama got balance right on Chelsea Manning sentence - BBC News;

Viewpoint: Obama got balance right on Chelsea Manning sentence - BBC News

BBC NewsViewpoint: Obama got balance right on Chelsea Manning sentenceBBC NewsWhatever decision President Barack Obama made regarding Chelsea Manning's petition for clemency, commuting her sentence or leaving it in place, was going to be controversial. The Manning case has always defied clear-cut definitions. Was Manning a ...and more »

Julian Assange will not be handing himself in after all - Wired.co.uk;

Julian Assange will not be handing himself in after all - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukJulian Assange will not be handing himself in after allWired.co.ukAssange had promised to extradite himself to the US if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency. Her commutation did not meet the conditions of this offer. By Matt Burgess and Victoria Woollaston. 19 Jan 2017. By Matt Burgess and Victoria Woollaston ...and more »

In Farewell, Obama Sets Red Lines That Would Pull Him Back Into Fray - New York Times;

In Farewell, Obama Sets Red Lines That Would Pull Him Back Into Fray - New York Times

New York TimesIn Farewell, Obama Sets Red Lines That Would Pull Him Back Into FrayNew York TimesPresident Obama addressed a wide range of issues, including Chelsea Manning and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, during his last meeting with the White House press corps. By REUTERS. Photo by Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. Watch in Times ...and more »

In commuting Chelsea Manning, Obama's last acts of mercy a display of 'absolute' power - CBC.ca;

In commuting Chelsea Manning, Obama's last acts of mercy a display of 'absolute' power - CBC.ca

CBC.caIn commuting Chelsea Manning, Obama's last acts of mercy a display of 'absolute' powerCBC.caThey have names like Jason Brown, Kendrick Akins and Hilario Avila. Few will know them by their low-level crimes. Two have made headlines: Chelsea Manning, the former army intelligence analyst turned convicted leaker of state secrets, and James E.and more »

WikiLeaks Founder's Fate Uncertain Following Chelsea Manning Commutation - The Intercept;

WikiLeaks Founder's Fate Uncertain Following Chelsea Manning Commutation - The Intercept

The InterceptWikiLeaks Founder's Fate Uncertain Following Chelsea Manning CommutationThe InterceptPresident Barack Obama's decision to commute the bulk of former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking classified materials places WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the spotlight. Just five days prior, Assange offered to ...and more »

By freeing Chelsea Manning, Obama saved her life. Many other trans prisoners won't be so lucky - Salon;

By freeing Chelsea Manning, Obama saved her life. Many other trans prisoners won't be so lucky - Salon

SalonBy freeing Chelsea Manning, Obama saved her life. Many other trans prisoners won't be so luckySalonFollowing pressure from LGBT advocacy groups, President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of the whistleblower, who has served seven years at the Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, an all-male facility. As groups like the American Civil ...and more »

President Obama Uses Final Press Conference to Defend Press Freedom - New York Magazine;

President Obama Uses Final Press Conference to Defend Press Freedom - New York Magazine

New York MagazinePresident Obama Uses Final Press Conference to Defend Press FreedomNew York MagazineBarack Obama will not leave behind a proud legacy on press freedom. His administration has brought more prosecutions against whistle-blowers and leakers than all its predecessors combined. His Justice Department has spied on reporters and attempted to ...and more »

Clemency for Chelsea Manning – but will Assange or Snowden also find the US merciful? - The Conversation AU;

Clemency for Chelsea Manning – but will Assange or Snowden also find the US merciful? - The Conversation AU

The Conversation AUClemency for Chelsea Manning – but will Assange or Snowden also find the US merciful?The Conversation AUThe timing of Chelsea Manning's commutation further undermines any chance of similar approaches to the situations of Julian Assange or Edward Snowden. Reuters/Pierre Albouy. Clemency for Chelsea Manning – but will Assange or Snowden also find the ...and more »

Manning Sentence Commuted–No Thanks to Corporate Media Opinion - FAIR;

Manning Sentence Commuted–No Thanks to Corporate Media Opinion - FAIR

FAIRManning Sentence Commuted–No Thanks to Corporate Media OpinionFAIRThe only major newspaper editorial we could find on the issue of clemency for Chelsea Manning before her commutation was announced. President Barack Obama shook the media world Tuesday by announcing he is commuting the 35-year prison sentence ...and more »

Watch Video: Obama defends decision to commute Manning's sentence - PBS NewsHour;

Watch Video: Obama defends decision to commute Manning's sentence - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourWatch Video: Obama defends decision to commute Manning's sentencePBS NewsHourWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former Army intelligence analyst ...and more »