Listen: Chelsea Manning, Zyl And Trump Administration discussed on The Young Turks
"Today this time for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigation. She is saying that she is not going to cooperate with this. And is once again being persecuted judge Claude h Hilton federal district court in the eastern district of Virginia ruled that manning must stay in civil detention until she testifies manning had vowed not squad Brittany investigation. Even though prosecutors granted immunity for her testimony now on Twitter. She put out a statement about why she is doing what she's doing and said, I will not comply with this or any other grand jury imprisoning me for my refuse. Zyl to answer questions. Only subjects me to additional punishment for my repeatedly stated ethical objections to the grand jury system granaries questions pertain to disclosures from nine years ago and took place six years after an in-depth computer forensics case in which I testified for almost a full day about these events. I stand by my previous public testimony. I will not participate in a secret process that a morally object to particularly one that has been historically used to entrap and persecute activists for protected political speech. Now, there's a lot about this investigation that we don't necessarily know as she was looting. There's a lot of secrecy. But the case is apparently part of a long-running criminal inquiry into WikiLeaks and its leader. Julian Assange, the dates of the Obama administration in which the Trump administration revived manning said on Thursday that prosecutors on Wednesday had asked her a series of questions about WikiLeaks before the grand jury, but she had responded every question by saying that it violated her constitutional rights. This is fascinating. First of all, it's devastating. The fact that Chelsea Manning has been taken into custody. Over her refusal to testify in this incredibly secretive grand jury situation. But it's also fascinating in that the Trump administration revived, you know, this case against WikiLeaks. And"