Chelsea Manning taken into custody for refusing to testify before secret grand jury

first_imgSean Gallup/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Chelsea Manning, an anti-secrecy activist and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010 sparked worldwide controversy over transparency in the military and whistleblower protections, was taken into custody at a federal court on Friday after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for refusing to answer questions before a secret grand jury.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.,Sean Gallup/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Chelsea Manning, an anti-secrecy activist and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010 sparked worldwide controversy over transparency in the military and whistleblower protections, was taken into custody at a federal court on Friday after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for refusing to answer questions before a secret grand jury.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more