President Obama only commuted Chelsea Manning‘s judgment and she will be liberated in May … a White House announced Tuesday.
Chelsea Manning — a former Army comprehension officer who leaked personal information to WikiLeaks — was convicted behind in 2013, and condemned to 35 years in prison. Obama’s commutation means she’ll be out May 17, after only 7 years served.
Manning, a transgender woman, attempted suicide twice while in prison.
WikiLeaks owner Julian Assange pronounced final week he would determine to extradition to a U.S. if Obama expelled Manning from prison. Assange stays holed adult in a Ecuadorian embassy in London.
It’s misleading if a understanding has been struck.