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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111714 Sun Apr 22 10:47:40 EDT 2018 Heather Manthey Olmsted Twp., OH , US 202 -->201I can't even imagine the terror that people feel when drones constantly fly over their heads. Let's become an instrument of peace and democracy that sheeple believe us to be and ban weaponized drones.
111713 Fri Apr 20 23:18:42 EDT 2018 Anonymous Burnsville, NC , US The motto for drones should be 'our soldiers lives spared innocent bystanders not our problem'.
Or maybe 'weddings and funerals at your own risk!'
Weaponized drones are war crimes creation machines More....
111712 Thu Apr 19 11:43:00 EDT 2018 Michael Reed Orlando, FL , US Artifical Intelligence is already on the way and can't be completely stopped nor should it at least not the "dumb" ones as in some robot that makes our life easier i.e. robotic vacuum. Even in warfare More....
111711 Tue Apr 17 23:59:34 EDT 2018 Brent Riley Roanoke, VA , US
111710 Tue Apr 17 23:16:50 EDT 2018 Mary Caponi Des Moines, IA , US
111709 Tue Apr 17 10:31:54 EDT 2018 Kevin Melfi East Providence, RI , US
111708 Mon Apr 16 17:00:08 EDT 2018 Jelica Roland Buzet, ot , HR
111707 Mon Apr 16 12:29:22 EDT 2018 Hanne Lind Johansen Oslo, NO
111706 Mon Apr 16 12:28:16 EDT 2018 Hanne Lind Johansen Oslo, NO
111705 Mon Apr 16 00:06:39 EDT 2018 Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
111704 Sun Apr 15 21:18:30 EDT 2018 Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
111703 Sun Apr 15 20:40:58 EDT 2018 Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
111702 Sun Apr 15 19:59:18 EDT 2018 Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
111701 Sun Apr 15 00:41:49 EDT 2018 Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
111700 Sat Apr 14 13:47:53 EDT 2018 roxie harrington holmen, WI , US
111699 Thu Apr 12 18:23:57 EDT 2018 Aubrey Nunes London, ot , GB
111698 Wed Apr 11 13:50:08 EDT 2018 Fred Lavy Harrisonburg, VA , US End murder by drone now.
111697 Mon Apr 09 19:01:46 EDT 2018 Jelica Roland Buzet, ot , HR
111696 Mon Apr 09 18:26:53 EDT 2018 Juan Orozco Bavaro, DO
111695 Mon Apr 09 09:08:42 EDT 2018 Frances Ostensen Hope, ME , US
111694 Wed Apr 04 13:25:11 EDT 2018 Marilyn Oser
111693 Wed Apr 04 11:26:50 EDT 2018 varsha mathrani Flushing, NY , US
111692 Wed Apr 04 10:40:18 EDT 2018 Charles Jones Aberdeen, MD , US
111691 Fri Mar 30 19:04:04 EDT 2018 Anonymous Holladay, UT , US The use of weaponized drones is but one of the many, many actions the US gov't has taken that make it the greatest threat to the American population. Fomenting war around the globe, killing innocent people, More....
111690 Fri Mar 30 14:05:58 EDT 2018 Frances Day Eugene, OR , 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
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Arlington Green Party
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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
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The Northampton Committee to Stop War
Office of the Americas
Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace (OMJP)
On Earth Peace
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Veterans For Peace
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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
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