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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111741 Tue Jun 19 13:42:34 EDT 2018 JONI BRILL Olympia, WA , US
111740 Mon Jun 18 10:43:45 EDT 2018 Rob-ben McGovert Santa Rosa, CA , US
111739 Fri Jun 15 10:40:08 EDT 2018 Alana Inlow Pullman, WA , US
111738 Tue Jun 12 21:13:15 EDT 2018 Bill Holt Austin, TX , US
111737 Sun Jun 10 14:30:17 EDT 2018 Elbert Rouse Norfolk, VA , US
111736 Wed Jun 06 22:00:21 EDT 2018 Kira Sorochkina US I urge you to stop funneling money towards killing my brothers and sisters and to instead spend it on improving healthcare and education.
111735 Wed Jun 06 06:03:29 EDT 2018 Anonymous Portland, OR , US
111734 Mon Jun 04 16:08:35 EDT 2018 Dylan Morrissette Minneapolis, MN , US
111733 Sat Jun 02 12:29:48 EDT 2018 CARLA DUMM Anchorage, AK , US
111732 Thu May 24 08:11:08 EDT 2018 Wendell VanNote Veedersburg, IN , US
111731 Wed May 23 19:57:26 EDT 2018 Mojca Kavar Križe, ot , SI
111730 Tue May 22 21:43:05 EDT 2018 DR. HINO CYPRESS, CA , US MURDER IS OUT BUSINESS. I GET THAT. BUT IT IS WRONG, ESPECIALLY FOR A COUNTRY THAT SAYS IT BELIEVES IN DEMOCRACY!!! LIES ,LIES, LIES. WE DESTROY DEMOCRACY ANYWHERE IT TRIES TO RAISE IT'S SAD HEAD. JUST More....
111729 Tue May 22 10:49:00 EDT 2018 CARLA DUMM Anchorage, AK , US
111728 Sun May 20 17:36:10 EDT 2018 Joyce Tudor Pilling Elizabethtown, KY , US
111727 Mon May 14 12:20:41 EDT 2018 Elide Gianfagna Campomarino, ot , IT
111726 Sun May 13 11:00:56 EDT 2018 Cynthia Sohaili El monte, CA , US
111725 Sun May 13 11:00:28 EDT 2018 Cynthia Sohaili El monte, CA , US
111724 Sat May 12 03:14:58 EDT 2018 Carol Wagner Canby, OR , US
111723 Thu May 10 05:53:21 EDT 2018 prof premraj pushpakaran boston, MA , US
111722 Wed May 09 13:15:01 EDT 2018 jiub jefficus pasadena, CA , UM
111721 Wed May 09 08:46:40 EDT 2018 Llauren Peralta Los Angeles, CA , US
111720 Fri May 04 20:33:58 EDT 2018 Paul Williams Toms River, NJ , US
111719 Fri May 04 16:16:59 EDT 2018 Susan Lehrer Seattle, WA , US We, in the US, are complicent in the genocide of the Palestinians.
111718 Thu May 03 10:20:34 EDT 2018 Randall Griswold Alexandria, VA , US
111717 Wed May 02 12:55:05 EDT 2018 Jay Holbrook Interlaken, NY , US 202 -->201Weaponized drones make killing and warfare an easy answer to disputes and conflict. Machines designed to kill are a step toward greater inhumanity. A path leading away from creating peace in our world!
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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
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
RootsAction.org
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
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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