Chelsea Manning, arrested in 2010 as Bradley Manning, was convicted in 2013 in a military court of leaking more than 700,000 secret military and State Department documents to WikiLeaks. From: Reuters
Jan. 17, 2017 -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents.
The White House says Manning is one of 209 inmates whose sentences Obama is shortening.
Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Her sentence is now set to expire May 17.
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