President Obama switched to every four months in jail Chelsea Manning, intelligence found Army analyst of a guilty 2,010 leak who discovered diplomatic activities and military world, interrupted the Obama administration and brought WikiLeaks global prominence, addressed these disclosures.
Obama's decision saved the woman Manning, who tried last year, the Fort Leavenworth, Kansas military jail caught twice killing an uncertain future as a transsexual woman. It's almost seven years and his 35-year sentence has been stuck by leaks by far the longest sentence ever imposed in the United States for a conviction.
While Obama's phrase Mrs Manning, an enlisted soldier rocked low range at the time of his escapes, he even forgave James Cartwright, the retired navy general vice president and former of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pleaded guilty in his conversations with reporters before Fed to be leak of confidential information on cyber attacks on Iran's nuclear program to investigate.
The Manning woman was still known as Bradley Manning when she was sent with her unit to Iraq, it is the end of 2009 as a low-level intelligence analyst worked her unit helps the insurgent activity in the area to evaluate, patrolling a role that Gave access to computer classified network.
He copied hundreds of thousands of records of the military events of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, exposed among other ill-treatment of detained soldiers by Iraqi authorities with US forces to work and showed that civilians in the deaths of the Iraq war, Much higher than the official estimates,
The files you also copied contain about 250,000 diplomatic telegrams of US embassy transactions and sensitive conversations, detailed records of intelligence assessments of Guantánamo detainees conducted shows without trial, and a video of a US helicopter attack in Baghdad on Two Reuters journalists were killed.
They decided to publish these archives because he wrote at the time, hoping to incite "discussion, debate and reforms globally." Reveals WikiLeaks - cooperation with traditional news organizations like The New York Times - bring awareness of the group and its founder, Julian Assange.
The disclosures sparked a frenzied fight like the Obama administration to keep up eventual attempts at damages, including the safety of some foreigners in dangerous countries such as troops of American assistants or diplomats identified. Prosecutor, but showed no evidence that anyone had been killed because of the leaks
"This is just outrageous," House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement. Ryan, a Republican, said the decision was a "dangerous precedent" for those who leak materials about national security.
"Chelsea Manning's treachery put American lives at risk and exposed some of our nation's most sensitive secrets," according to the statement of Ryan.
Manning’s commutation reads:
Offense: A specification of Internet unfair and arbitrary intelligence Published US include; Five specifications of theft or conversion to know records, the United States Government; Six specifications of voluntary disclosure in relation to national defense; A specification of voluntary disclosure in illegal possession; The specification of the voluntary disclosure of national defense in the context of unauthorized access to a computer on the United States government access; The specification of the voluntary disclosure of national defense related to that of a government computer access in the United States; There are five specifications or following the rules; US Army. UU. martial.
Sentence: 35 years’ imprisonment (August 21, 2013)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 17, 2017.