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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98434 Tue Jul 26 21:26:50 EDT 2016 Mr. Keith Horne Lakewood, CA , US
98433 Tue Jul 26 20:39:38 EDT 2016 MARK STEINBERG BENSALEM, PA , US
98432 Tue Jul 26 15:05:56 EDT 2016 Adam Cargill Mesa, CO , US
98431 Tue Jul 26 14:52:23 EDT 2016 Christopher Weber DE
98430 Tue Jul 26 12:08:07 EDT 2016 a.d. moore austin, TX , US STOP the KILLING OF INNOCENT PEOPLE!
98429 Tue Jul 26 11:08:36 EDT 2016 Jerome Callahan Mishawaka, IN , US
98428 Tue Jul 26 08:50:10 EDT 2016 Imelda Smith Downers Grove, IL , US
98427 Mon Jul 25 16:29:10 EDT 2016 Anonymous GH Military drones are barbaric.
98426 Mon Jul 25 16:01:21 EDT 2016 Murray Pender San Francisco , CA , US
98425 Mon Jul 25 14:58:23 EDT 2016 Gloria Chepko Leesburg, VA , US
98424 Mon Jul 25 11:02:26 EDT 2016 Irina Fedoroff Los Angeles, CA , US
98423 Mon Jul 25 11:00:37 EDT 2016 Thomas Stubbs Pomona, CA , US According to David Corn we are creating more enemies than destroying, it only promotes customer base for the US to perpetuate more weapons production.
98422 Mon Jul 25 10:20:36 EDT 2016 Gabi Roth Homburg Saar , KS ,
98421 Sun Jul 24 23:07:09 EDT 2016 Bob Connors Bradenton Beach, FL , US
98420 Sun Jul 24 17:31:18 EDT 2016 Patricia Long Indianapolis, IN , US
98419 Sun Jul 24 14:35:19 EDT 2016 Kathryn Ellis High Springs, FL , US This must succeed. Children cannot grow and develop properly in a world where death can just swoop down out of the sky at the whim of people operating drones from some faraway place of safety. Even the More....
98418 Sat Jul 23 20:03:51 EDT 2016 Louis Sparks Lake Charles, LA , US End U.S. Corporate-Fascism.
98417 Sat Jul 23 19:30:15 EDT 2016 Julie Torgeson Tokyo, CA , JP
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98415 Sat Jul 23 00:23:02 EDT 2016 Anonymous PA , US
98414 Fri Jul 22 22:00:21 EDT 2016 Barbara Wyly Belmont, MA , US
98413 Fri Jul 22 12:53:59 EDT 2016 mary wilber tucson, AZ , US Killer drones are a new, shameful low in the US' already disgraceful endless war agenda. Inexcusable depravity and lust for empirical power, willing to kill everything and everybody in the way of profit, More....
98412 Fri Jul 22 10:40:58 EDT 2016 Harold Lafey Bradford, MA , US
98411 Fri Jul 22 07:29:05 EDT 2016 Risa Swanson Temple, NH , US
98410 Thu Jul 21 18:27:01 EDT 2016 Adam Broome VT , 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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