Chelsea Manning Released From Prison, Served 7 years of 35-year Sentence
Chelsea Manning was released from prison Wednesday after serving 7 years of her 35-year sentence.
She tweeted a photo to document the moment with the caption "first steps of freedom."
— Chelsea Manning (@xychelsea) May 17, 2017
The transgender woman and former Army intelligence analyst was convicted for stealing nearly a million pages of documents and videos that were handed over to WikiLeaks.
Manning’s sentence was commuted in January by former President Obama.