UN Rapporteur: US Using Coercion By Torture Against Manning

The former US Army intelligence analyst has been jailed almost indefinitely to try and make her testify against Assange.

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On New Year’s eve, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, released a letter accusing the US justice system of submitting whistleblower Chelsea Manning to coercive treatment which equates to torture.

21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen spoke with RT International this week about the case and how it indicates a collapse in western justice standards.

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