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.


201-225 of 32949 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment for ...
32749 2.3 years ago yolanda harned Austin, TX , US
32748 2.3 years ago Scott Wilson College Park, MD , US
32747 2.3 years ago Sean Michael McKirchy Pearland, TX , US
32746 2.3 years ago Jhnsmt Luk GB
32745 2.3 years ago Aail.comfra Shekarloo Oakland, CA , US
32744 2.3 years ago kirby maclaurin Bumpass, VA , US
32743 2.3 years ago leo pebenito NY , US
32742 2.3 years ago nick pearson weston, MA , US Solitary confinement meets the test for cruel and inhuman punishment and is therefore UNCONSTITUTIONAL and must be ended for all prisoners in US prisons including Chelsea Manning.
32741 2.3 years ago Susan Kingston Kirkwall, ot , GB If what was bad policy and unfair treatment of humans has been revealed, then Chelsea should not receive such an extreme punishment. This is the case here.
32740 2.3 years ago FelixLazaro Sanchez Guttenberg, NJ , US Please let her go back to general population
32739 2.3 years ago James Taylor Branchland, WV , US
32738 2.3 years ago Rodney Derbigny Sugar Land, TX , US
32737 2.3 years ago Lindsay Anne Black Toronto, ON , CA
32736 2.3 years ago Carla Cazzaniga Brussels, ot , BE
32735 2.3 years ago Tina Tine' Knoxville, TN , US
32734 2.3 years ago Linda Noyes Key Largo, FL , US
32733 2.3 years ago Joy Woodfield Jarrettsville, MD , US It's bad enough to incarcerate Chelsea Manning for fulfilling her civil duty by whistleblowing on numerous activities inappropriate to American laws and traditions. She is being mistreated in ways ...
32732 2.3 years ago Judith Wegner Taylor, MI , US Where is our Bill of Rights?
32731 2.3 years ago Donna Hughs Mountain View, CA , US Subjecting Chelsea Manning to indefinite solitary confinement for such ridiculously trivial violations is reprehensible, and ought not to be condoned.
32730 2.3 years ago Anonymous Longmont, CO , US
32729 2.3 years ago Andrea Hilwig Phoenix, AZ , US
32728 2.3 years ago Gene Grabiner Buffalo, NY , US
32727 2.3 years ago Janiece Staton Retired RN, BSN, MSW, MAT Beaverton, OR , US The profound lack of ethics displayed by the U.S. military leaders since the beginning of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars has been appalling! Literally thousands of you belong behind prison bars for ...
32726 2.3 years ago Maureen Jackson Warburton, ot , AU
32725 2.3 years ago Erik Viking Philadelphia, PA , US Who's the criminal, the person who directly violated the law, or the person that tells other people ABOUT the person who violated the law? Release Manning immediately, and then force our criminal mi...
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