Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike against prison conditions

U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning announced she began a hunger strike in protest of her prison conditions as she serves a 35-year sentence for leaking classified documents.

Advocacy group Fight for the Future shared a statement from the 28-year-old transgender woman, born Bradley Manning, as she demanded written assurances that the Army will provide her with all of the medically prescribed recommendations for her gender dysphoria.

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