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‘Desert’, a play about Chelsea Manning, is on tour. Don’t miss it.

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With the trial over, ongoing mainstream coverage of Manning’s story next to zero and complaints about the incarceration of this principled whistleblower barely audible, a play that brings the issues to a wider…

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12 March: Wandsworth Amnesty International – Free Talk on Pvt. Manning with speaker Ben Griffin

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The Cost of Exposing the Truth: The Case of Pvt Manning with speaker Ben Griffin of Veterans for Peace UK. When? 7.30pm, Wednesday 12 March. Where? The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, London SW12 9SG. FREE ENTRY. Organised by Wandsworth … Continue reading

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Report from International Women’s Day in Chester

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Unique Transgender Network supports Chelsea Manning Above left to right: Jenny-Anne, Debbie and Elen of Unique Transgender Network This annual event for International Women’s Day on 8 March is organised by Chester Women’s…

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Support for Chelsea Manning in Chester on 8 March: International Women’s Day event

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Saturday 8 March marks International Women’s Day. As part of the celebrations in Chester, we’ll be sharing information about Chelsea Manning and the Family Fund on our peace and justice stall at this…

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Leavenworth and London: supporting Chelsea Manning’s family visit

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Early in February 2014, Chelsea Manning’s aunt and uncle Sharon and Joe from Pembrokeshire, Wales set out via London on a visit to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. For the first time, transport costs were…

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Solidarity with Chelsea Manning: Oxford Vigil and Sam Adams Award

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19 February 2014: Solidarity on Cornmarket, Oxford On the day that Chelsea Manning was to be awarded in absentia the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence, supporters from Oxford and beyond gathered…

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News from Leavenworth: Chelsea Manning receives a family visit

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Work, Study, Mail Order Shoes and Junk Mail! But first London On Monday 3 February, a group of long-time supporters of Chelsea Manning welcomed her aunt Sharon and uncle Joe to Giuseppe Conlon…

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Stall for Chelsea Manning: celebration of International Human Rights Day

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Newcastle-under-Lyme College, Staffordshire, 17 December This event was originally scheduled to take place on International Human Rights Day, 10 December, but was postponed due to illness to 17 December, Manning’s 26th birthday and her fourth spent in jail. by Richard … Continue reading

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 3]

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See also Part 1 and Part 2. Saturday: Irish night at the Labour Club: Family, friends and supporters celebrate truth together The third and final formal event of the Manning Truthfest (discounting the…

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 2]

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See Part 1 of the report for Friday’s Truthfest events. Saturday morning: back on the streets On Saturday morning, Genny, Joe and Ciaron headed for Castle Square, Haverfordwest again – this time in…

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