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Chelsea Manning Jailed for Refusing to Testify on Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning speaks in Berlin on May 2.

Chelsea Manning speaks in Berlin on May 2.

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Alexandria, Va. (AP) -- Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who served years in prison for leaking one of the largest troves of classified documents in U.S. history, was sent to jail Friday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.

U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to jail for civil contempt of court after a brief hearing in federal court in Alexandria in which Manning confirmed she has no intention of testifying. She told the judge she "will accept whatever you bring upon me."