Anti-Drone Movement Speaks: ‘End the Secrecy, No to Kill List’

http://www.popularresistance.org/anti-drone-movement-speaks-end-the-secrecy-no-to-kill-list/

Anti-drone activists rally in Washington, DC. (Photo: Code Pink)Activists from across the globe kicked off the largest-ever anti-drone summit Friday with a boisterous White House rally then march to the headquarters of one of the most notorious weapons manufacturers in the world. "After ten years of using drones it is about time that American citizens demand accountability from our government," said organizer Medea Benjamin of Code Pink in an interview withCommon Dreams. "Our government has been getting away with a covert program killing innocent people in our names. It is high time we react and say no to killings, no to secrecy, and no to a kill list." "Our government has been getting away with a covert program killing innocent people in our names. It is high time we react and say no to killings, no to secrecy, and no to a kill list." —Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK This historic gathering comes amid a growing chorus of criticism of the drone wars, now led by President Obama, following the first-ever testimony of Pakistani drone strike survivors before U.S. Congress, as well as growing concern from Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the United Nations over drones.

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