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The European Parliament has overwhelmingly condemned the covert drone strikes that have killed thousands of civilians in countries such as Pakistan and Yemen.
MEPs will this week vote on a resolution condemning EU Member States’ complicity in the covert US drones programme.
The legal charity Reprieve has called on the British Government to clarify its position on the covert US drone programme.
The WCC says drones pose a “serious threats to humanity” while setting “dangerous precedents in inter-state relations”.
A Pakistani judge has ordered intelligence services to produce a victim of CIA drone strikes, missing since being seized from his Rawalpindi home a week ago.
A drone victim due to travel to Europe to give evidence to parliamentarians was detained on 5 February by unknown elements of the Pakistani police. He has not been seen since.
The 'Waddington Six', who entered an RAF base in protest at piloting of British-armed drones on British soil, have rejected official justifications of this.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) claims that UK operated armed Drones are mainly used for surveillance. However, Afghanis report civilian trauma at the constant droning sound and fear of being bombed by Drones.
The new Watchkeeper drone being developed for the UK military is based on a model Israel has ‘field tested’ in attacks on Gaza, says War on Want.
In a statement to mark Human Rights Day, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned that “armed drones are…being deployed, without due legal process."