In response to a tweet lauding her for her stance on congressional protection for whistleblowers, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that “solitary confinement is torture” and specifically called on the United States to release Chelsea Manning. Related: Chelsea Manning has been trapped in solitary confinement for refusing to answer questions before a Grand Jury. Solitary confinement is torture. Chelsea is being tortured for whistleblowing, she should be released on bail, and we should ban extended solitary in the US. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 2, 2019 Is AOC Right to Categorize Solitary Confinement as Torture? Chelsea Manning’s detainment may come as

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