For immediate release: July 8, 2016


For Immediate Release: July 8, 2016

Contact: Christina DiPasquale, 202.716.1953,

Today, Nancy Hollander, lead attorney on Chelsea Manning’s defense team, released the following update about recent reports that Chelsea Manning was hospitalized on July 5:

“The prison has notified us that Chelsea was hospitalized and remains under a doctor’s care. At this time, her doctors are recommending against a call and we are respecting those recommendations but are in close touch with the facility and will continue to monitor her condition and hope to connect with her soon. To protect her privacy, that is all we can say at the moment. Please continue to send Chelsea your good thoughts and messages of support.”