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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111534 Thu Oct 19 20:46:06 EDT 2017 Irene Bolden Savannah, GA , US How atrocious here in the United States that the leadership believe in arming all the citizens, but not providing health care for them.
111533 Thu Oct 19 11:01:07 EDT 2017 steve greaves RICHMOND, CA , US
111532 Thu Oct 19 02:38:30 EDT 2017 Janine Vinton Albany, NY , US
111531 Wed Oct 18 12:18:45 EDT 2017 Kathryn Burton Peoria , IL , US
111530 Tue Oct 17 21:48:27 EDT 2017 Tami Etziony Oakland, CA , US
111529 Tue Oct 17 18:26:08 EDT 2017 Jack Deegan Westmont, IL , US
111528 Tue Oct 17 09:45:03 EDT 2017 russ zielger downers grove, IL , US
111527 Tue Oct 17 02:46:40 EDT 2017 Rebecca C Krause
111526 Tue Oct 17 01:37:56 EDT 2017 ginger gordy coconut creek, FL , US weaponised drones are as much a war crime and indiscriminate killer as land mines, which we have banned.
111525 Mon Oct 16 22:23:38 EDT 2017 Cheri Porter-Keisner Piercy, CA , US
111524 Sat Oct 14 14:40:42 EDT 2017 Bennette Dibben Kansas City, MO , US National Bird by Sonia Kennebeck is what helped completely open my eyes to the role Drones play. #NoDroneWars
111523 Sat Oct 14 00:28:28 EDT 2017 William Fusfield Pittsburgh, PA , US BAN ALL OF THESE SATANIC KILLING MACHINES!!
111522 Sat Oct 14 00:01:34 EDT 2017 Elizabeth Mary Foster, SSND Catonsville, MD , US
111521 Fri Oct 13 22:18:54 EDT 2017 Theodore Majdosz Stafford, VA , US
111520 Fri Oct 13 19:29:01 EDT 2017 terry spackman manunda, ot , AU
111519 Fri Oct 13 11:53:23 EDT 2017 David Damstrom Spencer, IA , US
111518 Fri Oct 13 10:01:17 EDT 2017 Stephanie Kristal High Falls , NY , US
111517 Fri Oct 13 08:59:24 EDT 2017 Midge O'Brien Savoy, IL , US U.S.A. is the biggest offender using drone warfare that kills more civilians than combatants. I do not want my country to use them. They should be banned worldwide.
111516 Wed Oct 11 14:49:40 EDT 2017 Anonymous North Fork, CA , US what is the matter with my address?
111515 Wed Oct 11 13:20:20 EDT 2017 Jean Hornberg Bridgewater, VA , US Isn't it bad enough that we have a Congress that supports the NRA with all kinds of weapons shooting innocent people? We certainly don't need drones as weaponry.
111514 Wed Oct 11 10:24:43 EDT 2017 Anonymous Poulsbo, WA , US
111513 Tue Oct 10 22:24:06 EDT 2017 Adam Marsan Ottawa, ON , CA
111512 Tue Oct 10 21:41:24 EDT 2017 Anonymous Bronx, NY , US Make announcements so that they have the availability to send directly to FaceBook
111511 Tue Oct 10 05:29:52 EDT 2017 ANNA coccia rome, ot , IT
111510 Tue Oct 10 02:10:21 EDT 2017 Dave Harris Cleveland Hts, OH , 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
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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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