A new research report by IRIAD and EFAD Member Rete Disarmo shows widespread opposition of the general public against the use of armed drones. The research surveyed Italian citizens about their approval of the use of military drones by the government. The report, titled: "The Drone: Supporting Actor or Protagonist? The perception of unmanned aircraft in the mass media and in Italian public opinion"...

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In May 2019 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were on their use in the conflicts in Yemen and Libya. ...

How have armed drones changed warfare? What are the legal, ethical, and strategic implications of armed drones usage? These questions will be discussed during a conference 'Armed drones and the new form of warfare', held tomorrow June 13th from 14:30-18:30 in Hotel Nazionale, Rome. The conference is organized by the Italian Network for Disarmament (Rete Disarmo), Amnesty International, and the International...

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 November 2018 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news included many publications on the development and acquisition plans of European countries, and the arms race between China and the US. ...

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The Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties and Rights (CILD) is a national network of civil society organizations founded in 2014, working to protect and enforce civil rights and freedoms of all through a combination of legal action, advocacy and public education. We interviewed Antonella Napolitano, former Communications Manager at CILD (werkt er nu niet meer..),  about the organization's work and...

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. September 2018 saw more publications on the future of drones and how they relate to autonomous weapons, as well as news on both American and European drones. ...