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An Amnesty International campaigner holds a model of a missile in protest at British arms sales to Saudi Arabia. ... Since the bombing of the war-torn country began in March 2015, the UK has licensed £4.6bn of arms to the Saudi regime, including £2.7bn of ML10 licences for aircraft, helicopters and drones, ...
The Israeli military contends that he was operating a footage-capturing drone along the border, with Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman asserting in the aftermath of the incident that, “anyone flying drones above [Israel Defense Forces] soldiers must know he is putting himself at risk. We won't take any ...

A package of abortion pills, delivered using a drone by choice activists from the Irish Republic, at Narrow Water Castle near Warrenpoint in Co Down. ... In a statement earlier today, Amnesty International said it supported the motion, criticising the North's abortion laws as “the harshest criminal penalties in ...
Following the deaths of 17 Palestinians during protests that started yesterday in the Gaza Strip and the injuring of hundreds of others, Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities to put an immediate end to its heavy handed, and often lethal, suppression of Palestinian demonstrations.
Over the weekend, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) conducted its first ever drone strike against Al-Qaeda militants in southern Libya, killing two in the southern ... Last year it was revealed by Amnesty International that the European Union was behind the development and funding of a vast network of prison ...
The chapter began planning the event, entitled “Fly Kites, Not Drones,” at the beginning of the semester after researching more about the usage of armed drones. Black said Amnesty International was informed that many civilians have died from U.S. armed drone strikes, but neither the military nor the ...

Amnesty International, a human-rights group, says the army did not respond to multiple calls warning that a convoy of insurgents was travelling towards ... Sources say that the army, working with intelligence agencies using drones and satellite imagery provided by Western governments, blocked the routes ...
Human rights group Amnesty International has criticised oil giants Eni and Shell for allegedly misrepresenting data on crude spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta and ... aerial surveillance including the deployment of drones, and wellhead passive protection techniques such as well cages and anti-tamper valves.
The Trump administration has expanded the area where American forces conduct drone strikes from Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia to include Niger. Whereas attacks such as the one on Mr Skripal have been almost universally condemned, the use of drones to kill targeted individuals has been more ...
Amnesty International, the American Civil Liberties' Union and a host of other human rights watchdogs have called on US President Donald Trump to reveal ... In October, the New York Times reported that the administration had scrapped Obama-era drone strike policies, formalized in the 2013 Presidential ...
... will lead to an increase in unlawful killings and in civilian casualties,” the statement, signed by American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Reprieve and a number of other organisation, read. “With the rapid proliferation of armed drone technology, the United States should ...
The organisations include Amnesty International, the US-based Center for Constitutional Rights, Human Rights Watch, the ACLU and others. President ... In Somalia, where American drones are active, the US killed more than 200 people in 2017, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. The US' ...
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Maldives to immediately release officials detained during the state of emergency declared this month by President ... The U.S. has carried out a growing number of drone strikes in the Horn of Africa nation in coordination with Somalia's government.
The report goes on to mention that the United States' counter-terrorism drone strikes, known for its indiscriminate nature, “increased threefold”. The US also carried out ... The report includes similar findings as Amnesty International's Yemen country profile in this year's World Report. A major armed conflict ...
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which maps the earth's surface with data from drones, satellites, and other airborne craft, will provide raw imagery, ... However, when smaller organizations agree to partner with NGA and publish information on human rights abuses, Amnesty International would ...
And yet, when innocent civilians are killed by U.S. drone strikes and aerial bombing campaigns in far-flung countries, nobody seems to notice. ... When an Amnesty International report last summer revealed that American-backed forces in Mosul, Iraq, had caused the death of 3,700 civilians, none of the ...
Early Saturday an Iranian drone was intercepted in Israeli airspace. IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis said Israel "identified an Iranian drone drone which took off from Syrian territory. The drone was identified by IAF systems and was downed by an IAF helicopter. The Iranian drone fell in our ...

THE UK Government has been urged to make an urgent statement after an official defence document declared that lethal drone strikes had been used to kill .... Oliver Feeley-Sprague, Amnesty International UK's Arms Control Programme Director, said: “Although this may be a case of ministers getting the ...
Today Amnesty International launches a new briefing at the UN General Assembly, setting out measures to bring the use and transfer of armed drones in line with international human rights and humanitarian law. The briefing, Key principles on the use and transfer of armed drones, has been developed in ...
“The policies that guide the United States' use of lethal force and armed drones, whether under President Obama or President Trump, have always been ... In 2013, Amnesty International USA released a groundbreaking report indicating that the U.S. had carried out unlawful drone killings in Pakistan, some ...
We all need safety from violence and terrorism, but no government should sacrifice people's human rights in the name of national security. Unfortunately, in the United States and beyond, that's exactly what's happening – and Amnesty International is helping stop it.


 

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