Yemeni human rights organization Mwatana for Human Rights has published a new report documenting how civilian lives are being harmed by the war in Yemen, including through US drone strikes. The report, titled 'Withering Life: The Human Rights Situation in Yemen 2018' is based on over 2000 interviews with "victims, relatives, eyewitnesses, and medical and humanitarian workers" as well as...

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In June 2019 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were the shooting down of a US Global Hawk by Iran, and the further proliferation of armed drones.  ...

The Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the EU (COMECE) has published a new reflection paper calling  upon states to take action on armed drones. The publication, titled "Technology at the Service of Peace", examines the development, use, and export of armed drones as well as the development of fully autonomous weapons, also known as  killerrobots. EFAD members were also...

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In April 2019 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were on drones and AI, their use for targeted killings, and accountability and transparency.  You can find the publication here....

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In March 2019 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were on transparency, war crimes, and further proflieration. ...

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On Tuesday the 19th of March, the Higher Administrative Court in Münster ruled in favour of 3 Yemeni claimants on many key points, as they argued that the US' use of Ramstein air base for drone strikes violated German and international law. The case was brought by three members of the bin Ali Jaber family, who lost two relatives in a US...

A new report by EFAD member Amnesty International details how US airstrikes, carried out with both drones and manned aircraft, have killed more civilians than the Pentagon admits. Under Trump, Somalia was declared an active area of hostilities in 2017. Since then, the frequency of airstrikes has increased rapidly. The US military has maintained the position that there were zero...