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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112122 Mon Jul 15 11:53:40 EDT 2019 David Schachne Albany, NY , US
112121 Mon Jul 15 11:52:56 EDT 2019 David Schachne Albany, NY , US
112120 Sun Jul 14 04:34:36 EDT 2019 Abigail Cyntje Kingshill, VI , US
112119 Sat Jul 13 14:27:15 EDT 2019 Susan Beaver Thompson Las Vegas, NV , US
112118 Fri Jul 12 11:14:37 EDT 2019 Deborah Dissette SLC, UT , US
112117 Fri Jul 12 09:07:47 EDT 2019 Nancy Farrell Tacoma, WA , US
112116 Thu Jul 11 23:24:16 EDT 2019 Sandra Hartline Nelson, BC , CA
112115 Wed Jul 10 17:51:24 EDT 2019 Anonymous IA , US
112114 Wed Jul 10 15:34:00 EDT 2019 Carol Gilbert Washington, DC , US
112113 Wed Jul 10 15:31:09 EDT 2019 Ardeth Platte Washington, DC , US
112112 Wed Jul 10 01:10:29 EDT 2019 Susan Immel Flagstaff , AZ , US
112111 Wed Jul 10 01:10:23 EDT 2019 Susan Immel Flagstaff , AZ , US
112110 Tue Jul 09 17:24:34 EDT 2019 jean kosmac lakewood, OH , US
112109 Tue Jul 09 16:24:57 EDT 2019 Anonymous Tallahassee, FL , US
112108 Tue Jul 09 16:24:56 EDT 2019 Jerusalem Wise Tallahassee, FL , US
112107 Tue Jul 09 13:17:19 EDT 2019 Melissa Pawless Gainesville, TX , US
112106 Tue Jul 09 12:31:01 EDT 2019 Carl Olson Port Orchard , WA , US
112105 Tue Jul 09 11:37:11 EDT 2019 Rosalie Riegle Evanston, IL , US
112104 Tue Jul 09 11:21:16 EDT 2019 Janice Sevre-Duszynska Towson , MD , US Stop the drone killing of other people’s children.
112103 Sat Jul 06 09:34:09 EDT 2019 David Shogren Johnston, IA , US
112102 Fri Jul 05 20:11:50 EDT 2019 Anonymous martin city, MT , US
112101 Fri Jul 05 17:02:32 EDT 2019 Michael ONeill Derby, KS , US No more war!
112100 Fri Jul 05 15:19:04 EDT 2019 Mary Patterson BALTIMORE, MD , US
112099 Thu Jul 04 19:23:04 EDT 2019 Kim Domangue Houma, LA , US
112098 Wed Jul 03 21:03:23 EDT 2019 Teresa Gill Elk Grove, CA , 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
Arlington Green Party
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests

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
Red Line Art Works
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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