Pleased to see that Brighton-based activist newsletter Schnews has good article on armed drone in their latest issue.
Archive for July 2010
Kathy Kelly and Josh Brollier are co-coordinators of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. They recently spent some weeks in Pakistan and Afghanistan to observe the impact of drone strikes on civilians. Here they are interviewed by Jerome McDonnell of WBEZ Radio in Chicago… Read More ›
The following is taken from the Las Vegas City Life newspaper Written by Jason Whited: JWHITED@LVCITYLIFE.COM An upcoming trial for activists who illegally entered Creech Air Force Base to protest the government’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles has caught the attention… Read More ›
Yesterday, as BAE systems unveiled Taranis, their new unmanned combat drone technical demonstrator at their factory in Warton, near Preston we held a small protest vigil at the front gates. According to Defence Minister Gerald Howarth speaking at the event, the combat… Read More ›
While the UK is developing its own “sovereign” drones at BAE Systems and using Reaper drones bought from the US, there is also a strong Israeli connection as the UK are leasing Israeli drones for use in Afghanistan and also jointly developing a new surveillance drone called… Read More ›
Today’s LA Times has an interesting article about US Predator and Reaper drone crashes compiled from Pentagon accident reports. The article reports that ”thirty-eight Predator and Reaper drones have crashed during combat missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and nine more during training… Read More ›