For other statements see ‘Manning own words (1)’ here and ‘Chelsea Manning in her own words’ here
In February 2013, Chelsea stood up in court and read out a long statement explaining, in her own words, exactly what she did and why.
Thanks to a secretly made recording, we can hear this statement in her own voice.
You can also read the statement (with limited redactions) as a pdf file here. Or on this blog (with key quotes highlighted in red) here.
See also this post which gives the statement in all its various forms (including broken down in sections) and this post which explains the background.
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