Ban Weaponized Drones from the World


Meticulous researchers have documented that U.S. drones are killing many innocent civilians in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere.  Drones are making the world less stable and creating new enemies. Their remoteness provides those responsible with a sense of immunity.

Weaponized drones are no more acceptable than land mines, cluster bombs, or chemical weapons.  The world must renounce and forbid their manufacture, possession, or use. Violators must be held accountable.

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, urge

  • the United Nations Secretary General to investigate the concerns of Navi Pillay, the U.N.'s top human rights official, that drone attacks violate international law -- and to ultimately pursue sanctions against nations using, possessing, or manufacturing weaponized drones;
  • the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate grounds for the criminal prosecution of those responsible for drone attacks;
  • the U.S. Secretary of State, and the ambassadors to the United States from the nations of the world, to support a treaty forbidding the possession or use of weaponized drones;
  • President Barack Obama Donald Trump, to abandon the use of weaponized drones, and to abandon his "kill list" program regardless of the technology employed;
  • the Majority and Minority Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, to ban the use or sale of weaponized drones.
  • the governments of each of our nations around the world, to ban the use or sale of weaponized drones.

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111799 Sun Oct 21 04:10:44 EDT 2018 Eva Born Zürich, CH
111798 Mon Oct 15 03:22:52 EDT 2018 cadee murray la vergne, TN , US
111797 Sun Oct 07 13:10:59 EDT 2018 Anonymous Pompano Beach, FL , US
111796 Thu Oct 04 14:23:13 EDT 2018 Anonymous Mexico City, ot , MX
111795 Mon Oct 01 00:28:43 EDT 2018 Beverly Olney Watertown, NY , US War drones should be done away with.
111794 Mon Sep 24 17:44:14 EDT 2018 Frances Day Eugene, OR , US
111793 Sun Sep 23 22:42:42 EDT 2018 Mary Dare St. Petersburg, FL , US Partitioning - Drone patrolled walls!
111792 Sun Sep 23 07:24:04 EDT 2018 Connie Stomper Santa Barbara, CA , US Stop killing innocents.
111791 Fri Sep 21 17:33:19 EDT 2018 Ronald Babcock Arlington, VA , US
111790 Fri Sep 21 16:40:34 EDT 2018 Anonymous Davis, CA , US
111789 Fri Sep 21 14:13:27 EDT 2018 Carol Kuykendall Albuquerque, NM , US
111788 Fri Sep 21 11:11:47 EDT 2018 Vickie Fouts Coarsegold, CA , US
111787 Fri Sep 21 09:24:56 EDT 2018 Irene Martone Brick, NJ , US
111786 Fri Sep 21 05:28:47 EDT 2018 Louis Richard Matane, QC , CA
111785 Fri Sep 21 05:28:12 EDT 2018 Michele Miller SLC, UT , US We need a country that's a human's world, dismantle this dysfunctional & discriminatory 'man's world'! Equality respect, respect & safety for us all!
111784 Fri Sep 21 02:34:36 EDT 2018 meeling wee la verne, CA , US
111783 Fri Sep 21 01:36:02 EDT 2018 Tracy Rosenberg San Francisco, CA , US
111782 Thu Sep 20 23:49:18 EDT 2018 Kevin Howley Bloomington, IN , US #StopDroneMurder
111781 Thu Sep 20 22:22:36 EDT 2018 Anonymous Memphis, TN , US
111780 Thu Sep 20 21:44:35 EDT 2018 Lara Rouse New Bern, NC , US
111779 Thu Sep 20 11:38:21 EDT 2018 Zach Luschen Roy, WA , US
111778 Mon Sep 10 19:14:45 EDT 2018 N Pettingill Boulder, CO , US
111777 Mon Sep 10 13:30:08 EDT 2018 david davidson Modesto, CA , US
111776 Mon Sep 10 09:46:24 EDT 2018 Virgil Pauls Newton, KS , US
111775 Fri Sep 07 23:08:59 EDT 2018 Laura Borst Houston , TX , US
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Background:
Bureau of Investigative Journalism: October 2013 update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia
Bureau of Investigative Journalism: U.S. Secret Wars in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia
Washington Post: U.S. Drone Targets in Yemen Raise Questions
New York Times: Secret 'Kill List' Proves a Test of Obama’s Principles and Will

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Alaskans For Peace and Justice
Antiwar.com
Arlington Green Party
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests

BFUU
Bill of Rights Defense Committee

Bloomington Peace Action Coalition
Brave New Foundation
Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases
Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice
Christians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East
Coalition for Grassroots Progress
Code Pink
Drone Free Zone
Evanston Neighbors for Peace
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Fresno Center for Nonviolence
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
Granny Peace Brigade-NY
Hoosiers for Peace and Justice
Indiana Anti-Drone Project
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace
Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
KnowDrones.com
LA Laborfest
Montrose Peace Vigil
National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance
Nevada Desert Experience
No Drones Network
The Northampton Committee to Stop War
Office of the Americas
Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace (OMJP)
On Earth Peace
Peace Fresno
Peace Madera
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Progressive Democrats of America
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Rutherford Institute
Saint Lucy's Justice and Peace Committee
Santa Cruz Against Drones (SCAD)
Simple Gifts Inc.
Sitkans for Peace and Justice
Sustainable Action Network
United for Peace and Justice
United National Antiwar Coalition
Veracity Now
Veterans For Peace
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Veterans For Peace Chapter 14
Veterans For Peace Chapter 27
Veterans For Peace Chapter 91
Veterans For Peace Chapter 154
Veterans For Peace, Phil Berrigan Memorial Chapter, Baltimore, MD
Voices for Creative Nonviolence
WarIsACrime.org
War Resisters League
Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice
West Suburban Faith-based Peace Coalition
Women Against Military Madness (WAMM)
Women Standing
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section
World Can't Wait
Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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