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Chelsea Manning has now been in jail in Alexandria, Virginia, for 10 entire days because she refused to answer questions for the grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks.

I'll now share 10 things she exposed through her whistleblowing. #ChelseaResists
US government had secret deal with Yemen's government to launch drone strikes or cruise missile attacks covertly. Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh told General David Petraeus,

"We'll continue saying bombs are ours, not yours." #ChelseaResists

FBI trained torturers in Egypt's state security service, who used electric shocks, sleep deprivation, & stripped detainees naked.

"[Detainees] walk around like zombies, have no sense of time, and have difficulty communicating with us." #ChelseaResists

US government knew very well that Tunisian President Ben Ali and the ruling family were terribly corrupt.

"Often referred to as a quasi-mafia, an oblique mention of 'the Family' is enough to indicate which family you mean." #ChelseaResists

US and Chinese govts joined together to obstruct major climate change agreement negotiated by European govts.

"Growing perception of common understanding between US and China is making some other interlocutors less comfortable." #ChelseaResists

Bush and Obama administrations pressured Spanish govt to not investigate Bush admin officials who authorized torture.

"Prosecutions would not be understood or accepted in US and would have enormous impact on bilateral relationship" #ChelseaResists

US diplomats were instructed to spy & collect biometric information for US intelligence on UN officials - under secretaries, heads of specialized agencies, & heads of peace operations/political field missions, including force commanders. #ChelseaResists

Al Jazeera journalist Sami al-Hajj was sent to Guantanamo Bay because US government wanted to interrogate him about al Jazeera news network. #ChelseaResists

Frago 242 was an order adopted by US military forces to avoid investigations into Iraqi military or security officers who tortured people. #ChelseaResists

US assassination squad, known as Task Force 373, attacked Koran school where they believed al Qaida commander was hiding out. Seven children were killed.

"The knowledge that TF-373 conducted HIMARS strike must be kept protected." #ChelseaResists

In 2007, in Baghdad, Reuters journalists, Saeed Chmagh & Namir Noor-Eldeen, were gunned down in Apache helicopter attack. Saleh Matasher Tomal pulled up his van. As he helped Chmagh, he and his two children were fired upon. #ChelseaResists

There were numerous revelations in what Chelsea Manning disclosed. Even more reason to support her as she resists US govt's grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks.

Going forward, each day she remains in jail, I'll add something she revealed to this thread. #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 11 entire days.

#11: Attack helicopter with call sign "Crazyhorse 18," same as in "Collateral Murder" video, killed two Iraqi insurgents trying to surrender. Lawyer said can't surrender to aircraft. #ChelseaResists

Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 12 entire days.

#12: Cable revealing executions of Iraqi farmer's family. Led Iraqi govt to refuse to grant US troops immunity from war crimes prosecutions. It helped spur Obama's decision to withdraw forces from Iraq. wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0…
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 13 entire days.

#13: Iraq Body Count project examined Iraq War Logs & found 15,000 previously unknown civilian deaths. At time, it raised # of civilian deaths from at least 107,000 to at least 122,000. thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2011-0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 14 entire days.

#14: In Iraq War, Blackwater contractors were observed escalating violence on May 14, 2005. They fired shots at civilian vehicle. Father was killed & his wife & daughter wounded.

wikileaks.org/irq/report/200… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 15 entire days.

#15: May 3, 2005—A major crimes unit backed by coalition forces confiscated "hand cranked generator with wire clamps" from Iraqi police, found after heard screaming during beating

wikileaks.org/irq/report/200… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 16 entire days.

#16: Iraq War Logs contained several reports documenting checkpoint deaths. In report from September 16, 2007, 9 year-old girl was killed as US patrol in Baghdad tried to stop a car. wikileaks.org/irq/report/200… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 17 entire days.

#17: There were examples of detainee abuse by British soldiers in the Iraq War Logs. One report said detainee was punched, kicked, and hit with weapon. Likely suffered rib fracture.
wikileaks.org/irq/report/200… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 18 entire days.

#18: One for Trump era of US foreign policy—Iraq viewed relations with Saudi Arabia, not Iran, to be the "most challenging."

wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 19 entire days.

#19: US-Iraqi inspection found more than 1,400 detainees in "squalid, cramped conditions." Several detained children said they were raped by Iraqi police to coerce confessions. wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 20 entire days.

#20: Wolf Brigade—unit of Iraqi police commandos feared for inflicting "pain & agony" on detainees—was involved in blackmailing, kidnapping, & murdering political candidates (2005).

wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 21 entire days.

#21: Wolf Brigade, Iraqi police unit, "reportedly threatened detainees with demeaning acts against their wives and sisters," which is "particularly flagrant violation to a Muslim" wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has been in jail for 22 entire days.

#22: UK's Ministry of Defense promised measures were put in place to protect US interests during a UK inquiry into the Iraq War wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0… #ChelseaResists
Chelsea Manning has now been in conditions of solitary confinement for over 3 weeks. I've shared one thing she revealed for every day she's been in jail. Each example is reminder of why we must support her. I'll continue to share these until Chelsea is free. #LeaveChelseaAlone
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