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Chelsea Manning, convicted WikiLeaks soldier, sues federal government
Chelsea Manning, convicted WikiLeaks soldier, sues federal government

Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army private convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, is suing the federal government to receive appropriate medical care for the gender disorder she was diagnosed with in 2010, the ACLU said on Tuesday. Manning, who formerly went by the name Bradley Manning, was convicted of multiple counts of espionage for leaking more than 700,000 wartime documents and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, in a move that sparked debates about the Obama administration's prosecution of whistle-blowers. In the suit, the American Civil Liberties Union contends that Army medical personnel diagnosed Manning with gender...

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