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by Daniel Kavanagh

Today, Chelsea Manning turns 28 years old.  Chelsea is an MTF trans woman who was born Bradley Manning in Oklahoma 28 years ago today, in 1987. On the 21st of August 2013, Chelsea was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

She was charged under 22 different charges, 10 of which she pleaded guilty to. The most serious of these charges was “aiding the enemy”, which is a capital offence, although the prosecutors did not wish to inflict the death penalty on her.
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Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs

Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs

Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, International

Always money to fund wars but never the resources to fund peace. Clare speaking on the EU’s response to the refugee crisis points out  Ireland’s culpability in this humanitarian disaster and the need for us to deal with why it happened.