Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.
Manning was released after the 62-day term of the grand jury expired. She has been summoned again to testify against Assange.
Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail on May 1 for jumping bail. He faces an extradition hearing to the United States towards the ends of May
Journalists and intellectuals across the world have risen in support of Julian Assange, terming his arrest a strike at the very heart of journalism and part of a campaign to silence those who would raise their voices against power