#Canada to #ChelseaManning — stay home

Chelsea Manning has been denied entry to Canada because she violated the U.S. Espionage Act, according to a letter she posted to Twitter.

According to the letter from the Canadian minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship, Manning is “inadmissible on grounds of serious criminality for having been convicted of an offense outside Canada, that, if committed in Canada, would constitute an offense under an Act of Parliament punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of at least 10 years.”

Manning, a former U.S. Army soldier, was arrested in 2010 and convicted in 2013 for sending hundreds of thousands of classified and sensitive U.S. military documents to WikiLeaks.

Source: Chelsea Manning refused entry to Canada | The Sacramento Bee


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