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PRESS RELEASE: Statement from Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish Family

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18 January 2017 The Welsh-Irish family of imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning has issued the following statement in response to the announcement that President Obama has commuted Manning’s sentence. We are all overjoyed that Chelsea will soon be free. Chelsea exposed … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE… or get you locked up for decades

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 Article by Ciaron O’Reilly In 2010 a young U.S. soldier was arrested in Baghdad, transferred to Kuwait, placed in a small cage and tortured, then later transferred to Quantico U.S. Marine base Virginia U.S.A. and systematically tortured for a further … Continue reading

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Stand in Solidarity with Military Whistleblower William McNeilly

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Trident Nuclear Weapons Whistleblower Read McNeilly’s revelations here The black and white flyer below (larger images towards the end of this post) can be downloaded for use at solidarity events. Download here as a photocopiable pdf file. Print as double-sided … Continue reading

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2nd Manning Truthfest: Videos

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
See also this report: From Ireland to Wales, with Love. Click on the images below to go to the videos. Words, Music & Dance Say It All Never mind the quality (of the…

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2nd Manning Truthfest: From Ireland to Wales, with Love

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
See also: Reflections from the Truthfest Crew and Press Releases. 💕 The Craic Will be 90 It wasn’t the greatest start to a weekend. First there was a text about RoJ getting a…

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2nd Manning Truthfest: Press Release

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
More information in this article. Download a poster for the event here. Friday 23 & Saturday 24 January will see the return of the Manning Truthfest to Pembrokeshire, with Irish musicians, actors and…

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23-24 Jan: Join us for 2nd Manning Truthfest in Pembrokeshire

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
Remember the Manning Truthfest in January 2014? Well, it’s back! A troupe of Irish musicians, actors and activists supported by Afri will travel across the Irish sea to Pembrokeshire on 23rd January for…

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from Dublin Vigil

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Correction and apology The article below makes reference to Chelsea Manning passing through Ireland’s Shannon airport en route to Iraq. We now know from direct communication with Chelsea that this was not the case and that she did not pass … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from London Vigil

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17 December 2014: St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chelsea Manning’s 27th birthday, the fifth she has spent in prison for telling the truth, was marked in a number of cities around the world including London and Dublin. As well as the London vigil … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from Noise Demo at the US Embassy London

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17 December 2014: Grosvenor Square Chelsea Manning’s 27th birthday, the fifth she has spent in prison for telling the truth, was marked in a number of cities around the world including London and Dublin. In London, as well as the … Continue reading

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