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Harvard Student Groups: Reinstate Chelsea Manning as Fellow

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf says on the school's website that naming Manning a visiting fellow was a mistake

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    Harvard Student Groups: Reinstate Chelsea Manning as Fellow
    Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images, File
    This June 8, 2017, file photo shows Chelsea Manning in her first television interview since her prison release.

    Twelve Harvard University student groups are condemning the school's reversal of a decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow.

    The groups released a statement Saturday calling for Harvard to reinstate Manning as a fellow.

    Harvard reversed its decision on Friday, one day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the visiting fellow designation for the soldier convicted of leaking classified information.

    Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf says on the school's website that naming Manning a visiting fellow was a mistake. He says Manning is still invited to spend a day at the school and speak to students.

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    Manning wrote on Twitter that Harvard chills "marginalized voices under (at)cia pressure."

    Elmendorf didn't immediately respond to a phone call and email seeking comment on Saturday.