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Clare asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs a number of questions on issues including recognition of Palestinian statehood, EU imports of goods from illegal Israeli settlements, Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, and Irish neutrality. His responses can be found below.
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.