Chelsea Manning was hospitalized after attempting suicide Wednesday at a jail in Virginia, according to multiple reports.
Manning’s legal team said that the former analyst is recovering at a hospital, the Associated Press reported.
She was scheduled to appear in court Friday, according to the AP. Manning has been in jail since May 2019, when she refused to testify in a grand jury investigation into Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
Manning has been sanctioned for her refusal, and she was due in court for a hearing on a motion to end those sanctions, the AP reported.
Previously, Manning served seven years in a military prison for leaking classified documents. President Barack Obama commuted her 35-year sentence in 2017 on one of his final days in office.
Local police confirmed in a statement that Manning is safe.
A spokesperson for her legal team told the AP that Manning “remains unwavering in her refusal to participate in a secret grand jury process that she sees as highly susceptible to abuse.”
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