From theguardian.com: “On Wednesday, Chelsea Manning — heroine, whistleblower and inmate — turns 27. She has been behind bars for four years and eight months, ever since her arrest for leaking ÃÂclassified US documents. There isn’t much prospect that she will be released any time soon. Manning is serving a 35-year sentence, with the earliest possibility of parole being in 2021. She has appealed to Barack Obama for a pardon. It seems unlikely he will grant it…”
On the occasion of her 27th birthday, a host of well-wishers, including Michael Stipe, have offered Ms. Manning birthday wishes and greetings.
Check those out here