Chelsea Manning has left prison after 7 years incarceration it has been confirmed to the BBC.

Trans whistleblower, Chelsea Manning has been freed after spending seven years in prison. Manning was imprisoned for one of the largest leaks of classified documents. She was sentenced to 35 years. Her sentence was commuted by President Obama, as one of his last acts as president.

A US army spokesperson confirmed that Ms Manning had been freed earlier today.

Two days ago, Ms Manning tweeted “Two more days until the freedom of civilian life ^_^ Now hunting for private #healthcare like millions of Americans =P”

She was freed 28 years before the end of her sentence.

 

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