Wednesday, 23 October 2013

'Will I Be Next?' Pakistan Drone Survivor Evidence Prompts Calls for US War Crime Trials

Amnesty international is accusing the US of committing war crimes through its drone program in Pakistan. A report from the Human Rights organization lists recent incidents and says there's an almost complete absence of transparency. The activists have challenged the Obama administration to prove it has thoroughly investigated all cases of unlawful killings. RT's Lucy Kafanov reports. RT also speaks Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies.

In the Global War on Terror one should remember that neither the Taliban nor the tribal fighters in the border regions of Pakistan attacked the USA on September 11. According to the official fairy-tale it was a small group of Al Qaeda extremists led by the CIA asset Osama bin Laden.  

The people being killed at this moment are often 'suspected' militants or 'suspected' al Qaeda, many of whom are probably innocent tribal people. Very many civilians are being killed in this hate generating drone war.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 23rd, 2013.]

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