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Chelsea Manning back in jail
2019-05-16

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On May 16, U.S. District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Chelsea Manning back to jail after the transgender former U.S. Army intelligence analyst again refused to cooperate with a grand jury investigating a release of documents by WikiLeaks, NBC News reported.

Trenga had Manning remanded and sentenced her to pay $500 per day if she does not comply in 30 days, and $1,000 per day after 60 days. Manning's term could be up to 18 months.

Earlier this month, Manning was freed after serving more than two months in a Virginia jail after refusing to testify before a previous grand jury in the WikiLeaks case.

The NBC News item is at www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/chelsea-manning-says-won-t-testify-wikileaks-despite-risk-she-n1006501 .


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