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A Call from the Faith-Based Community to Reject Nomination of John Brennan as Director of the CIA

As representatives of various faith-based communities, we are deeply concerned about the nomination of John Brennan to be at the helm of the CIA. As President Obama’s current counterterrorism advisor, Brennan is the mastermind behind the administration’s lethal drone program, which is killing innocent civilians abroad and sowing strong anti-American sentiment throughout the world.Every week […]

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A Call from the Faith-Based Community to Stop Drone Killings

As representatives of faith-based communities, we are deeply concerned about the proliferation of lethal unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones. The United States is leading the way in this new form of warfare where pilots in US bases kill people, by remote control, thousands of miles away. Drones have become the preferred weapons to […]

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Drone Summit Statement

On April 28th and 29th, people from across the United States and around the world gathered in Washington to learn about the disturbing increase in the use of remotely piloted aircraft (drones) for illegal warfare killing and surveillance and discuss what we could do together to bring these issues into greater public debate, to bring […]

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Tag Archives: 2012 Pakistan Delegation

Codepink Anti-Drone Delegation Brings Message of Solidarity to Tribal Areas in Pakistan Off-Limits to Foreigners for a DecadeFor Immediate Release Contact:Medea Benjamin, medea@codepink.org, +923.365.978.798Alli McCracken, alli@codepink.org, +923.419.853.545On the eleventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, 31 American peace delegates representing the U.S. peace group CODEPINK joined political leader Imran Khan and Pakistanis at a rally […]

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Fact Sheets & Flyers

What is a drone?A drone, or “unmanned aerial vehicle” (UAV), is an unmanned aircraft that can be piloted remotely. Drones vary in size and weight and can be used for surveillance and attacks.Where is the U.S. sending drones? The U.S. uses drones primarily in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia, but has also used drones in military […]

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List of children killed by drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen

Compiled from The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reports PAKISTAN Name | Age | Gender Noor Aziz | 8 | male Abdul Wasit | 17 | male Noor Syed | 8 | male Wajid Noor | 9 | male Syed Wali Shah | 7 | male Ayeesha | 3 | female Qari Alamzeb | 14| male Shoaib | 8 | male Hayatullah KhaMohammad | […]

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