Chelsea Manning speaks in New Zealand

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 8 September 2018 video says aboout itself:

Former US soldier and perhaps the world’s most famous whistleblower, Chelsea Manning, has landed in New Zealand, declaring that President Trump is “not unusual” in American politics.

Ms Manning was denied a visa to Australia, and the [right-wing] National Party said the same should happen here. But she has pushed ahead with her plans to speak in Auckland.

“It’s quite inspiring to be out here. I’m glad you all let me in”, she said, speaking exclusively to 1 NEWS. …

[She] was caught releasing thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks in 2010.

Among the leaks was video showing the US military gunning down civilians in Iraq.

Ms Manning was sentenced to 35 years imprisonment for putting the United States’ security at risk, but after seven years in jail, then-president Barack Obama released her.

“On a personal…

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