Freed eight days ago, Manning was subpoenaed before a new grand jury investigating Assange. Despite grave danger to her health, she refused to testify, saying she would rather die in prison than change her principles.
Manning rejects the Grand Jury, in principle, and believes she has already given ample testimony in her own trial. This action has implications for any future Julian Assange trial that the Trump Administration will see to bring.
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