Australia may ban Chelsea Manning from entering country

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Tour organiser asks supporters to lobby immigration minister over whistleblower’s visit

The Australian government is considering banning the US whistleblower Chelsea Manning from entering the country for a speaking tour.

Manning, a former intelligence analyst in the US army who served in the Iraq war, spent seven years in a military prison after being convicted of leaking nearly 750,000 classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.

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