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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98236 Sat May 28 15:20:11 EDT 2016 Pedro Calvilllo Serrano Jerez, ES
98235 Thu May 26 16:30:23 EDT 2016 Meaghan Simpson Fortuna, CA , US GROSS GRIM GRUESOME PSYCHO
KILLERS INSANE IMMORAL EVIL!
98234 Thu May 26 08:57:48 EDT 2016 David Morais Metairie, LA , US
98233 Thu May 26 01:50:22 EDT 2016 Barbara Holcomb Cadmus, MI , US
98232 Wed May 25 14:38:43 EDT 2016 Robert Whitaker San Mateo, CA , US
98231 Wed May 25 13:45:36 EDT 2016 Jonathan Hall San Carlos, CA , US
98230 Wed May 25 13:11:23 EDT 2016 Anne Zellinger Haleiwa, HI , US
98229 Tue May 24 15:13:41 EDT 2016 Arthur Joseph Booth Waynesville , NC , US
98228 Tue May 24 07:18:51 EDT 2016 Rick Reamer Crofton, MD , US
98227 Mon May 23 10:56:24 EDT 2016 Albert Casale New Milford, CT , US
98226 Mon May 23 00:38:22 EDT 2016 Laurie Stallings San Antonio, TX , US
98225 Sun May 22 23:51:47 EDT 2016 Rufus Palmer Becker, MS , US
98224 Sun May 22 01:51:14 EDT 2016 Dr. Lothar Ziegler Stuttgart, ot , DE Close AFRICOM Stuttgart/Germany in my hometown. From here gets Obama the names for his killliste...
98223 Sun May 22 01:39:55 EDT 2016 Janiece Staton Beaverton, OR , US
98222 Sat May 21 14:30:58 EDT 2016 Kevin Littlejohn Keansburg, NJ , US
98221 Fri May 20 14:14:13 EDT 2016 Anonymous Austin, TX , US
98220 Thu May 19 22:06:04 EDT 2016 Thomas Short Denver, CO , US
98219 Thu May 19 16:30:24 EDT 2016 Jeremy Chapman Rockland, ME , US
98218 Thu May 19 15:54:26 EDT 2016 Monica Hiatt Houston, TX , US
98217 Wed May 18 12:38:26 EDT 2016 Kathleen Mezoff Gallup, NM , US Diplomacy, please - not drones!
98216 Wed May 18 12:37:45 EDT 2016 Kathleen Mezoff Gallup, NM , US Diplomacy, please - not drones!
98215 Tue May 17 17:12:54 EDT 2016 Federico Luchsinger Hamilton, ON , CA
98214 Mon May 16 03:32:33 EDT 2016 jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
98213 Fri May 13 13:19:57 EDT 2016 Elizabeth Galaif Larkspur, CA , US
98212 Fri May 13 01:57:33 EDT 2016 Millen Myrmo Duncan, BC , CA
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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
On Earth Peace
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Progressive Democrats of America
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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
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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
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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