Manning Guilty Of Violating Prison Rules
Associated Press - August 19, 2015 7:57 am
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning has been found guilty of violating prison rules and will receive three weeks of recreational restrictions at the Kansas military prison where she’s serving a 35-year sentence.
Manning was accused of having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of toothpaste, among other things. Her attorney Chase Strangio said in a press release that Manning was convicted of possession of prohibited property, medicine misuse over the toothpaste, disrespect and disorderly conduct during a hearing Tuesday that was closed to the public.
He says Manning received 21 days of recreational restrictions limiting access to the gym, library and outdoors. Manning could have faced indefinite solitary confinement.
The former intelligence analyst was convicted of espionage and other offenses for sending classified documents to WikiLeaks.