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 Joe Biden, 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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113024 Sun Oct 24 17:16:37 EDT 2021 Jelica Roland Buzet, HR+04 , HR
113023 Sun Oct 24 00:01:10 EDT 2021 Virginia Newell Santa Rosa, CA , US
113022 Fri Oct 22 12:20:39 EDT 2021 Robert Thomas Rowland Heights , CA , US It is appalling and unconscionable that so many if not most of the people killed by these drones are non-combats. This atrocity must end. The time is now to take action.
113021 Thu Oct 21 18:48:42 EDT 2021 Jonathan Mitchell Madison, AL , US
113020 Wed Oct 20 23:16:18 EDT 2021 Sybil Stock TROY, NY , US
113019 Tue Oct 19 20:03:49 EDT 2021 razia ahmed chandler, AZ , US
113018 Tue Oct 19 15:17:20 EDT 2021 Ray Cage Tucson, AZ, AZ , US Stop murdering innocents.
113017 Tue Oct 19 14:06:31 EDT 2021 Colonel Ann Wright Honolulu, HI , US
113016 Mon Oct 18 21:19:57 EDT 2021 Alice Sturm Sutter NYC, NY , US NYC Metro Raging Grannies
113015 Sun Oct 17 17:28:55 EDT 2021 Bertha Haas Cornelius, OR , US
113014 Sun Oct 17 11:14:09 EDT 2021 Nydia Leaf New York, NY , US
113013 Sun Oct 17 10:59:40 EDT 2021 Karen Thomson Elkdaer, IA , US
113012 Sun Oct 17 05:56:40 EDT 2021 johanna Deggeller Den Haag, NL+11 , NL
113011 Sun Oct 17 02:41:23 EDT 2021 Alexistori GONZALEZ Boutte, LA , US I will have anxiety attacks meaning I would rather sit in Washington Dc with other people for sex and more sex.
113010 Sun Oct 17 02:39:04 EDT 2021 Alexistori GONZALEZ Boutte, LA , US I will have anxiety attacks meaning I would rather sit in Washington Dc with other people for sex and more sex.
113009 Sat Oct 16 19:52:39 EDT 2021 Lydia Garvey Clinton, OK , US
113008 Wed Oct 13 22:01:01 EDT 2021 Bonnie Block Madison, WI , US
113007 Wed Oct 13 07:20:06 EDT 2021 Anonymous North Glenfurt, US Generic
113006 Tue Oct 12 09:41:14 EDT 2021 Johana Griffith Pawtucket , RI ,
113005 Mon Oct 11 20:18:53 EDT 2021 Anonymous New York, NY , US The use of these weaponized drones increases the chances -- and in fact makes it likely -- that innocent civilians including children will be maimed or killed. As the world shrinks, as the pandemic shows More....
113004 Sun Oct 10 10:43:35 EDT 2021 Frank Pagliaro Northampton, MA , US
113003 Sat Oct 09 15:02:28 EDT 2021 Anonymous savannah, GA , US how loose do we have to be in killing our brothers and sisters. what happens to them also happens to us
113002 Fri Oct 08 14:29:29 EDT 2021 Jim Albertini KURTISTOWN, HI , US 209 -->208Jim Albertini Malu 'Aina Center For Non-violent Education & Action P.O. Box 489 Ola'a (Kurtistown) Hawai'i 96760
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113001 Thu Oct 07 18:25:54 EDT 2021 Anonymous Estellaburgh, US intranet
113000 Thu Oct 07 18:19:40 EDT 2021 Jim Loveland Gulfport, FL , US
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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
Arlington Green Party
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests

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
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
Peace of Mind Project
People United for Peace of Santa Cruz County (PUP)
Progressive Democrats of America
Project Peacemakers
Quaker House
Red Line Art Works
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
Veterans For Peace Chapter 10
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
War Resisters League
Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice
West Suburban Faith-based Peace Coalition
Women Against Military Madness (WAMM)
Women Against War
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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