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European Parliament Demands EU Drone Projects Assess Their Impact on Human Rights

On 26 February 2014 the European Parliament agreed a landmark resolution on remotely piloted aircraft systems (drones). The resolution called on the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Member States, and the Council of the EU to ban the practice of extrajudicial targeted killings. 787 more words

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ICRC PULLS OUT AFTER AID WORKER DEATHS

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Late today, ICRC Field Worker Lidia Kalita regretfully announced that the ICRC would be pulling out of Camp 10 after shelling killed three of their aid workers, injuring two more. 75 more words

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Blackwater by Jeremy Scahill

American investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, now writing for Pierre Omidyar’s outfit The Intercept along with Snowden reporter Glenn Greenwald, examines and details the history of what was known as Blackwater, one of America’s largest private security and mercenary companies with contracts all over the world. 481 more words

Israel kills, injures Gazan youths

Mousa Al-Za’anin, 21, and Sharif Samir Nasser, 25, were killed in drone strikes in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza a few hours ago.

Witnesses reported two strikes fired directly at a group of Palestinians in al-Sikka street. 24 more words

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International action: FLY KITES NOT DRONES

We thank MH (Twickenham) for this lead.

Maya Anne Evans writes:

Greetings from Kabul where I have been living and working with the  (APV) in Kabul, a non-violent youth group dedicated to peacemaking from a grassroots level. 309 more words

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