Chelsea Manning: “We have forgotten our humanity”. Read her powerful letter to Obama, write to her, sign new petition

WISE Up Action - A Solidarity Network for Manning and Assange

Below is the full text of the letter Chelsea Manning will send to President Obama requesting that she be granted a presidential pardon.

Letter to Obama

chelsea manning

The decisions that I made in 2010 were made out of a concern for my country and the world that we live in. Since the tragic events of 9/11, our country has been at war. We’ve been at war with an enemy that chooses not to meet us on any traditional battlefield, and due to this fact we’ve had to alter our methods of combating the risks posed to us and our way of life.

I initially agreed with these methods and chose to volunteer to help defend my country. It was not until I was in Iraq and reading secret military reports on a daily basis that I started to question the morality of what we were doing. It was at this time…

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About Oso Sabio (aka Ed Sykes)

Currently Global Editor and Sub-Editor at The Canary. This blog contains posts about the Rojava Revolution, the autonomous Zapatista communities in Chiapas, and other examples of libertarian socialist and anti-capitalist resistance. Catch me on Twitter at @ososabiouk. Also known as 'Ed Sykes' and 'Marcos Villa'.
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1 Response to Chelsea Manning: “We have forgotten our humanity”. Read her powerful letter to Obama, write to her, sign new petition

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