Urgent Petition in Support of Chelsea Manning's Human Rights

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is now facing the serious threat of “indefinite solitary confinement” in prison at Fort Leavenworth, where she is serving a 35-year sentence for providing WikiLeaks with documentation of a vast array of war crimes and deception by the U.S. government. Background:
Newsweek: Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement
Trevor Timm: Chelsea Manning Threatened with ‘Indefinite Solitary Confinement’
BuzzFeed News: Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement

RootsAction is promoting this petition in solidarity with Chelsea Manning and in cooperation with other groups supporting her. Together, we can and must gather a huge number of signers on this petition -- quickly.

Please sign this petition now:

Dear Boards Branch, Directorate of Inmate Administration:

Putting any human being in indefinite solitary confinement is inexcusable, and for offenses as trivial as these (an expired tube of toothpaste, and possession of magazines?) it is a discredit to America's military and its system of justice. We demand that these charges against Chelsea Manning be dropped, and request that Chelsea's hearing on August 18th be made open to the public, to ensure she is treated fairly.


126-150 of 32949 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment for ...
32824 2.2 years ago NICOLAE-OVIDIU STROESCU Beverly Hills, CA , US
32823 2.2 years ago wes howard Hutchins, TX , US
32822 2.2 years ago Jonathan Ordenes Phoenix, AZ , US
32821 2.2 years ago Anonymous Toronto, ON , CA
32820 2.2 years ago Madeline Shapiro Whittier , CA , US
32819 2.2 years ago Anonymous Cleveland, TN , US
32818 2.2 years ago Anonymous London, GB
32817 2.2 years ago Donye Sacco LA, CA , US
32816 2.2 years ago Donye Sacco LA, CA , US
32815 2.2 years ago aaron bliss deddington, ot , GB
32814 2.2 years ago James Huddleston Sunshine Beach, ot , AU
32813 2.2 years ago Su Garfinkle Arncliffe,, ot , AU
32812 2.2 years ago Jamie Eby Seattle, WA , US
32811 2.3 years ago Maggie Coburn cleveland, OH , US "Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are" -B.F.
32810 2.3 years ago Ryan Cheetham Newton Abbot, GB
32809 2.3 years ago Jim McMann Los Angeles, CA , US
32808 2.3 years ago Jim McMann Los Angeles, CA , US
32807 2.3 years ago Chris Gapski Toronto, ON , CA
32806 2.3 years ago Anonymous New Albany, OH , US
32805 2.3 years ago Julie Senior Blaxland NSW, ot , AU Chelsea Manning is a prisoner of conscience in my opinion and should be released. Indefinite solitary confinement for having an expired toothpaste tube and magazines is barbaric.
32804 2.3 years ago Christopher Brown Buffalo, NY , US
32803 2.3 years ago Geoffrey Reed Bridgeport, CT , US There is something called due process guaranteed by the Constitution.
32802 2.3 years ago Rhodri Morgan GB
32801 2.3 years ago Robert Dolan Rochester, NY , US
32800 2.3 years ago Rebecca Mathis Edgewater Park, NJ , US
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