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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108024 Sat May 27 00:10:17 EDT 2017 Patric Kraft Ginsheim, DE
108023 Fri May 26 17:36:38 EDT 2017 Lucille Gervase Tonawanda, NY , US
108022 Fri May 26 16:46:30 EDT 2017 NoBS Anne Chicago , OR , US Love that this exists, keep up the fight.
108021 Fri May 26 15:57:47 EDT 2017 Angela Porzner Berlin, ot , DE
108020 Fri May 26 14:48:16 EDT 2017 Dan Quill Byfield, MA , US
108019 Fri May 26 11:43:11 EDT 2017 Anonymous Perpignan, ot , GB
108018 Fri May 26 01:46:04 EDT 2017 Jacquelyn Roberts Tehachapi, CA , US
108017 Thu May 25 22:09:07 EDT 2017 Anna Freeman Columbus, OH , US Drones have been used in killing many innocent civilians in foreign countries.
108015 Thu May 25 18:30:23 EDT 2017 Andre Walter Austin, TX , US
108014 Thu May 25 17:48:23 EDT 2017 Claudette Begin Union City, CA , US
108013 Thu May 25 16:08:33 EDT 2017 Gloria BrownWright Hartford, CT , US
108012 Thu May 25 15:00:46 EDT 2017 Anonymous GRAYSLAKE, IL , US MIC blood-money lovers do not care if there's blow-back when 'the enemy' aims drones against US citizens.
108011 Thu May 25 14:35:38 EDT 2017 Estella Dee Brown Eugene, OR , US
108010 Thu May 25 10:57:14 EDT 2017 Daniel Binding Falkensee, ot , DE
108009 Thu May 25 06:08:02 EDT 2017 jules orkin bergenfield, NJ , US
108008 Thu May 25 05:34:09 EDT 2017 Anonymous Roma, ot , IT
108007 Thu May 25 02:44:28 EDT 2017 Kimberly Wiley Rochester, NY , US
108006 Thu May 25 01:57:47 EDT 2017 Anonymous San Francisco, CA , US
108005 Wed May 24 23:54:07 EDT 2017 Laurel Brewer West Hollywood , CA , US
108004 Wed May 24 23:44:07 EDT 2017 Margaret Matteliano Buffalo, NY , US
108003 Wed May 24 22:24:14 EDT 2017 Mahira Watanabe Selangor, ot , MY
108002 Wed May 24 16:14:50 EDT 2017 Georgia Vlachou Athens, ot , GR
108001 Wed May 24 15:08:58 EDT 2017 belinda hanley gales creek, OR , US
108000 Wed May 24 15:08:42 EDT 2017 belinda hanley gales creek, OR , 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
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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
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
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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