Category: Analysis (Modern Conflict)

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Our Co-Chairs write about civilian protection in 21st century warfare for The House Magazine

In 2012, the APPG on Drones was set up in response to growing concerns over the use of armed drones and centred on examining their legal, political and human rights impacts as an emerging...

UN Special Rapporteur report: US Soleimani strike “unlawful” & mythbusts “precision” of drones 0

UN Special Rapporteur report: US Soleimani strike “unlawful” & mythbusts “precision” of drones

Soleimani strike “unlawful” A recent investigation and report by the UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, Dr Agnes Callamard, finds the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani “unlawful” and an “escalation.” Drawing...

The Domino Effect 0

The Domino Effect

Following the first UN debate on increasing extra-territorial use of armed drones, the UN General Assembly Third Committee has approved a draft resolution on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering...