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, 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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85617 Sun Aug 31 17:42:49 EDT 2014 Sandra Newhouse Charlottesville, VA , US
85616 Sun Aug 31 14:46:25 EDT 2014 Leigh Clark Granada Hills, CA , US Drone killings are what the Nazis would have employed had they possessed the technology. As we continue to use drone strikes, we become the New Nazis and the most dangerous rogue state on the planet.

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85615 Sat Aug 30 23:24:11 EDT 2014 Lynne Banta Los Angeles, CA , US
85614 Fri Aug 29 07:13:29 EDT 2014 Allie Pappano Mattawamkeag, ME , US
85613 Fri Aug 29 05:23:19 EDT 2014 Tim Johnson Melville, ot , AU
85612 Fri Aug 29 01:27:13 EDT 2014 Robert Gabriel Olympia, WA , US
85611 Thu Aug 28 19:54:00 EDT 2014 ROBERT DERUSSY GILLETTE, WY , US For the USA Invasion of Lybia The president should be removed from Office and all laws written by him ARE void as they are void AS HE IS NOT A LIGITIMATE PRESIDENT..

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85610 Thu Aug 28 16:06:00 EDT 2014 Salma~Ahmad Khan Edison, NJ , US
85609 Thu Aug 28 14:50:28 EDT 2014 Jonathan Boyne Honolulu, HI , US
85608 Thu Aug 28 14:37:08 EDT 2014 Frances Hoenigswald Philadelphia, PA , US
85607 Thu Aug 28 13:03:51 EDT 2014 Misty Hay Santa Rosa, CA , US
85606 Thu Aug 28 12:50:13 EDT 2014 Stephen Babb Henderson, NV , US
85605 Thu Aug 28 09:10:02 EDT 2014 Joan R. Banfield Pembroke, MA , US
85604 Thu Aug 28 09:05:27 EDT 2014 Mitchell VanEtten Ewing, VA , US
85603 Thu Aug 28 09:05:12 EDT 2014 Richard Perras Albany, NY , US
85602 Wed Aug 27 19:30:51 EDT 2014 Donna Tse ON , CA
85601 Wed Aug 27 07:43:29 EDT 2014 Temple Weste HILO, HI , US
85600 Tue Aug 26 22:34:55 EDT 2014 Mobina Siddiqui Odessa, FL , US
85599 Tue Aug 26 22:13:59 EDT 2014 Kea Martin Santa Monica, CA , US 'nuff said. It's obvious how killer drones will weaken us as a society, a country and our security. END THEM!
85598 Tue Aug 26 12:51:27 EDT 2014 Gail Bloomer Spring, TX , US
85597 Tue Aug 26 12:51:27 EDT 2014 Gail Bloomer Spring, TX , US
85596 Tue Aug 26 12:43:10 EDT 2014 Peter Scholz West Hollywood, CA , US
85595 Tue Aug 26 12:02:40 EDT 2014 Francoise Coyne Maynard, MA , US
85594 Mon Aug 25 18:19:31 EDT 2014 JOHN L OPPERMAN RIDGECREST, CA , US
85593 Mon Aug 25 07:20:38 EDT 2014 Fatima Ali Montreal, QC , CA
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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
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Peace of Mind Project
People United for Peace of Santa Cruz County (PUP)
Progressive Democrats of America
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Quaker House
Rutherford Institute
Saint Lucy's Justice and Peace Committee
Santa Cruz Against Drones (SCAD)
Simple Gifts Inc.
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Sustainable Action Network
United for Peace and Justice
United National Antiwar Coalition
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Veterans For Peace
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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 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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