Chelsea Manning can’t catch a single break. After just a week of freedom—she was jailed for 62 days for refusing to testify to a grand jury about Wikileaks—a federal judge today order her back into custody for contempt. According to BuzzFeed, she told the judge she would rather “starve to death” than cooperate.

Chelsea Manning was jailed on Friday for contempt of court for refusing to testify about Wikileaks to a grand jury, CBS News reported. This was anticipated—Manning said she objected to the secrecy of the process and had already responded to exhaustive questioning at her 2013 court-martial.

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