Geneva Call has published a helpful overview on the wider consequences of the use of lethal drones in wars and armed conflicts. The Swiss group has a long history of working with armed non-State actors, and underscores the growing threat posed by weaponized commercial drones from these groups. Referring to the UN Secretary General’s report on Protection of Civilians and his expression of concern over the expending use and proliferation of military drones worldwide, they outline how armed drones and counter drone measures risks challenging international humanitarian law principles and provide recommendations to address these concerns.


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Humanitarian Concerns raised by the Use of Armed Drones

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