Channel Four News video on armed drones

Following up Philip Alston’s report to the UN Human Rights Council, Channel Four have screened a long piece on US armed drones tonight. Sarah Smith, Channel Four’s US Correspondent visits Creech airbase and interviews drone pilots. The report is very focused on US drones – barely even mentions the fact thatthe UK also operate armed drones in Afghanistan.  However it does have TV footage of the result of drone attacks in Pakistan and says that the secrecy and unaccountabilty of the drone attacks make them “illegal”.

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