Military whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been rushed to hospital after apparently trying to take her own life, according to initial media reports.
Private Manning, who announced her transition to female in 2013, is
currently imprisoned in Fort Leavenworth military prison after leaking
details of classified government documents concerning alleged war crimes
and rights abuses via WikiLeaks.
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