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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99364 Fri Mar 24 11:30:21 EDT 2017 Anonymous Taylor , TX ,
99363 Fri Mar 24 11:28:15 EDT 2017 Lindsay Kubena New braunfels, TX , US
99362 Fri Mar 24 11:23:04 EDT 2017 Christina McCall TX , US
99361 Fri Mar 24 11:07:41 EDT 2017 Anonymous Wardensville, WV , US Pursue peace, not war.
99360 Fri Mar 24 10:58:00 EDT 2017 Elizabeth Valverde-Bartlett Scottsbluff , NE , US
99359 Fri Mar 24 10:24:56 EDT 2017 Harry Glass Magnolia, TX , US Everyone deserves the right to a fair trial
99358 Fri Mar 24 10:02:54 EDT 2017 Sarah Rodriguez Dallas, TX , US
99357 Fri Mar 24 09:27:01 EDT 2017 Lindley Bradley Austin, TX , US
99356 Fri Mar 24 09:14:53 EDT 2017 Holly Garrison NH ,
99355 Fri Mar 24 09:13:23 EDT 2017 Larry Leibrock Austin, TX , US Please do not permit weaponized drone here in the US
99354 Fri Mar 24 09:10:49 EDT 2017 Samuel Birdsall Austin , TX ,
99353 Fri Mar 24 07:25:27 EDT 2017 Lisa Smith Wellesley, MA ,
99352 Fri Mar 24 06:04:38 EDT 2017 Giles Geetooah LongWood, FL , US if You Want To Go After The Bad Guys Fine, But Leave Innocent People Out of it! Drones Should be used in Times of War, Not for Hunting Terrorist or At Least Not Any Where That Has Innocent People Close More....
99351 Fri Mar 24 05:16:07 EDT 2017 Emiliano Medrano Los Angeles, CA ,
99350 Fri Mar 24 04:32:39 EDT 2017 Anonymous Somerset, NJ , US Imagine fearing a sunny day because you know a drone can strike at any time. That's the fear that some live under constantly. We need to increase diplomacy over our military complex.
99349 Fri Mar 24 02:49:22 EDT 2017 Anonymous La Jolla, CA , US
99348 Fri Mar 24 02:25:02 EDT 2017 Melanie Ott CA , US
99347 Fri Mar 24 00:38:25 EDT 2017 Jack Alexander Santa Ana, CA , US
99346 Thu Mar 23 23:40:46 EDT 2017 Elizabeth Ramirez Bowie, MD , US
99345 Thu Mar 23 22:48:28 EDT 2017 Kyle Jackson Desert hot springs, CA , US
99344 Thu Mar 23 21:53:56 EDT 2017 mary harmacinski toledo, OH ,
99343 Thu Mar 23 21:52:21 EDT 2017 James Sweetman Aurora, CO ,
99342 Thu Mar 23 21:30:21 EDT 2017 Ed Bowman III San Jose , CA ,
99341 Thu Mar 23 21:06:42 EDT 2017 Anonymous Plainfield, IL ,
99340 Thu Mar 23 21:05:48 EDT 2017 Anonymous Plainfield, IL ,
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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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Peace Madera
Peace of Mind Project
People United for Peace of Santa Cruz County (PUP)
Progressive Democrats of America
Project Peacemakers
Quaker House
RootsAction.org
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
Veterans For Peace Chapter 10
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
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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