Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning convicted for having magazines, expired toothpaste

Re-posted from kfor.com. Bizarre: Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning punished for having magazines and expired toothpaste. The charges are “medicine misuse, prohibited property, disorderly conduct and disrespect,” writes kfor and CNN.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/19/politics/chelsea-manning-new-convictions/index.html

KFOR.com

WASHINGTON – Chelsea Manning has been convicted again — not for leaking more government secrets, but for having magazines and expired toothpaste.

The former U.S. Army soldier, already imprisoned for providing classified documents to Wikileaks, was found guilty Tuesday on four charges, the inmate tweeted.

“I am receiving 21 days of restrictions on recreation — no gym, library or outdoors,” Manning tweeted.

Those four charges include medicine misuse, prohibited property, disorderly conduct and disrespect.

The medicine charge came after officials discovered an expired tube of toothpaste in her cell, according to a statement on ChelseaManning.org.

The contraband came in the form of books and magazines — such as a copy of Vanity Fair magazine featuring Caitlyn Jenner and a…

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