Chelsea Manning makes second suicide attempt in US prison

Chelsea Manning (C) was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending hundreds of thousands of classified government documents to WikileaksImprisoned transgender US soldier Chelsea Manning tried to commit suicide last month while serving time in solitary confinement for a first attempt in July, her representatives said Friday. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing classified documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, tried to kill herself on October 4, according to a statement she dictated to supporters by phone 11 days later and released by The New York Times. American Civil Liberties Union rights group attorney Chase Strangio confirmed the attempt on Twitter.

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