A new research report by IRIAD and EFAD Member Rete Disarmo show 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” provides new insights in how the use of armed drones are perceived among the population and raises questions about the need of governement to be transparent and accountable about their policies.
Date: 10 June 2019
Author: IRIAD, Rete Disarmo