Birthday Gatherings for Chelsea
Last December, activists from around the world gathered in support of Chelsea Manning on her 27th birthday. Vigils and celebrations were held in San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Oklahoma, Chicago, Washington DC, Rome, Dublin, London, Berlin, Venice, Istanbul and Vancouver.
December 17th, 2014 was the fifth birthday Chelsea has spent in prison. Help Chelsea spend fewer birthdays behind bars; consider a birthday gift of a donation to the Chelsea Manning Defense Fund, responsible for 100% of Chelsea’s legal fees thus far.
Many gathered for a flash mob performance and speakers including Pentagon Papers whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg.
In Chelsea’s home-town, supporters wrote letters on her behalf to President Obama and the Department of Defense officials delegated to review her executive clemency request.
One of two gatherings in London, over 50 people attended the vigil for Chelsea in St. Martin’s Field.
A second birthday event in London in front of the US embassy.
Supporters gather at Brandenburg Gate and SchuwZ Club for a Chelsea Manning photo-booth.
A candle-light vigil in conjunction with Amnesty International.
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