Har­vard with­draws Man­ning in­vi­ta­tion

The Citizen (KZN) - - NEWS -

New York – Har­vard Uni­ver­sity yes­ter­day with­drew a fel­low­ship in­vi­ta­tion to Chelsea Man­ning, the trans­gen­der US Army sol­dier who was con­victed of leak­ing clas­si­fied data, af­ter two top in­tel­li­gence ex­perts dis­tanced them­selves from the school.

Man­ning, 29, was re­leased in May from a US mil­i­tary prison in Kansas where she had been serv­ing time for pass­ing se­crets to the Wiki Leaks web­site in the big­gest breach of clas­si­fied data in the his­tory of the US.

Har­vard Kennedy School of gov­ern­ment an­nounced it had in­vited the con­tro­ver­sial fig­ure to be a vis­it­ing fel­low and speak at a fo­rum. –

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