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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108132 Fri Jun 16 22:00:17 EDT 2017 Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US
108131 Fri Jun 16 14:58:30 EDT 2017 Anonymous New York, NY , US
108130 Fri Jun 16 14:57:28 EDT 2017 Anonymous New York, NY , US
108129 Fri Jun 16 14:57:05 EDT 2017 Anonymous New York, NY , US
108128 Fri Jun 16 14:56:54 EDT 2017 Anonymous New York, NY , US
108127 Fri Jun 16 12:39:28 EDT 2017 Turid Werrum DRAMMEN, NE , NO
108126 Fri Jun 16 00:56:34 EDT 2017 John Millar Helsinki, ot , FI This should be opened up to the world - the contact details above seem to be for only US citizens, but we're all in this together!
108125 Thu Jun 15 17:10:45 EDT 2017 Michael G. Dietrich Rueschlikon, ot , CH
108124 Thu Jun 15 16:21:15 EDT 2017 C Day Vero, FL , US
108123 Thu Jun 15 15:03:12 EDT 2017 Lucille Gervase Tonawanda, NY , US
108122 Thu Jun 15 02:14:15 EDT 2017 sarah stevens martinez, CA , US
108121 Wed Jun 14 20:01:37 EDT 2017 Brian Reynolds Atlantic City, NJ , US
108120 Wed Jun 14 13:41:18 EDT 2017 Laura Borst Houston , TX , US
108119 Wed Jun 14 12:42:16 EDT 2017 Rachel Pirani Collierville , TN , US
108118 Tue Jun 13 15:24:26 EDT 2017 Carolyn Vigneri Louisville, NE , US Most immoral and cowardly killing. War is obsolete. Human life and spirit is being destroyed wantonly. I'm embarrassed to be a member of a society that accepts such cruelty as normal and raises that idea More....
108117 Tue Jun 13 05:35:34 EDT 2017 matt gordon stony point, NY , US
108116 Mon Jun 12 21:23:21 EDT 2017 Catherine Keys Medford, OR , US
108115 Mon Jun 12 05:12:29 EDT 2017 Nandi van Tonder Pretoria, ot , ZA
108114 Mon Jun 12 01:42:19 EDT 2017 Michael D'Adamo Kensington, CA , US
108113 Sun Jun 11 15:29:38 EDT 2017 Teresa Kohl Manteno, IL , US
108112 Sun Jun 11 15:02:31 EDT 2017 Anonymous decatur, GA , US
108111 Sat Jun 10 17:09:00 EDT 2017 Jeff Goll Glenview, IL , US
108110 Fri Jun 09 12:07:33 EDT 2017 Valerie Niederhoffer Buffalo, NY , US Weaponised drone attacks can also be called 'fly by shootings' In other words they are crimes.
108109 Thu Jun 08 14:32:43 EDT 2017 rohana wolf evanston, IL , US
108108 Thu Jun 08 13:19:34 EDT 2017 Dawn Hendry Littleton, CO , 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
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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
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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