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Chelsea Manning Documentary Announced at Cannes

Release 'So Here I Am Everyone&apos Chelsea Manning Shares First
Debra Rodriguez | 21 May, 2017, 02:44

Manning is still considered to be on active duty in the Army until her criminal appeal is complete.

In a statement last week - her first public comments since Obama wiped away her remaining sentence - Manning thanked him and said letters of support from veterans and fellow transgender people inspired her "to work toward making life better for others". Her representatives allege that she was subjected to violence in prison and that she was mistreated by the military, which forced her to serve her sentence in an all-male prison.

Manning's defence team is intent on protecting her, while the military is keen on keeping her release low-key.

A documentary is being created about Pvt.

- The first document published by WikiLeaks that Manning admitted to having leaked was a diplomatic cable from the US Embassy in Iceland released on February 18, 2010.

WikiLeaks surprised Chelsea Manning on his first day of release from prison with a donation drive that generated the equivalent of around $850 USA dollars in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

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Citizenfour director Laura Poitras will serve as executive producer on XY Chelsea, which will unveil footage to perspective buyers at Cannes.

Manning said during her 2013 trial that she was disturbed by the "bloodlust" by some in the military, which she said was "similar to a child torturing ants with a magnifying glass". Producers say Manning granted filmmakers "unprecedented access".

Manning was convicted of 20 charges in connection with the leaks, including espionage.

January 17, 2017: Days before leaving office, Obama grants clemency to Manning. "The leaks also revealed disparaging comments by USA diplomats about America's foreign allies, causing embarrassment to the Obama administration". Former President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency during his final days in office. Strangio wrote that many have complained Chelsea is not depicted with longer hair, but the photos were chosen to "capture the reality of her prison life". Supporters say a video of a Baghdad airstrike she made public exposed war crimes the United States committed during the Iraq war, but opponents point to a subsequent dump of 251,287 State Department cables as evidence she was indiscriminately leaking information and jeopardized the lives and work of usa intelligence analysts.

Previously known as Private Bradley Manning, the soldier now identifies as a woman and underwent gender transition while in jail.

Army spokeswoman Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson confirmed to ABC News that Manning left the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at 2 a.m. central time.

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