Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2012

Pakistan: Erfolgreicher Protestzug gegen US-Drohnen

Fast bis ins wilde Süd-Waziristan war der von Islamabad gestartete Autokonvoi gekommen, der von der ''Partei der Gerechtigkeit'' organisiert wurde.

Samstag, 6. Oktober 2012

The Folly of Drone Attacks and US Strategy

Living with Death by Drone

At Least 16 Dead Following Latest US Drone Attack in Pakistan


U.S kills 5 people in Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. missile strike has killed five people in a northwestern militant haven near the Afghan border.

US kills another 10 people in Pakistan

At least 10 ''suspected'' militants were killed and 16 were injured when a US drone fired missiles at a ''militants'' compound in the Bulandkhel area of Upper Orakzai Agency on Thursday.

Pakistan: 'Drone attacks kill 80% innocent people'

Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that the majority of those killed in drone attacks were innocent people.

From Information Clearing House


When a Drone Flies Over Waziristan, Does It Make a Sound?

Robert Naiman, Truthout: It s convenient to believe that the drone strike policy is narrowly targeted on top-level terrorist leaders and has killed few civilians, because the alternative belief, that our government has cavalierly killed many innocent civilians for no good reason, is pretty awful to contemplate.

Propaganda, Lies And Distortions By CBC

Pakistan s Imran Khan Slams U.S. War On Terror

Video Interview, CBC News

''Trillions of dollars spent. God knows how many hundreds and thousands of people killed. Is the world any safer?''


Imran Khan: If Elected, 'I Would Shoot Down US Drones'

US Peace Activists Challenge Ambassador in Pakistan About Drones

Americans in Pakistan Meet Families of Victims Obama Says Don t Exist


Pakistan rally against US drone attacks convoy reaches DI Khan, leaves for Waziristan Sunday morning

Crowds lined the road to greet Khan, and scrums of media and well-wishers thronged his 4X4 as the convoy of more than 100 vehicles embarked on the 440-kilometre drive from Islamabad to South Waziristan.

From Information Clearing House


Life in Waziristan, 2012 ''AD''

Leah Bolger, War Is A Crime: ''The children of this region will remember what we have done to them, and their children, and their children. We have also been told repeatedly that the only way to possibly stop this spiral is to stop the drones. Just stop.''

Freitag, 28. September 2012

Wie die Zustimmung Pakistans zu den amerikanischen Drohnenangriffen auf Nord-Waziristan angeblich aussieht

Samstag, 25. August 2012

Drone Strikes in Pakistan Kill 18 Amid Continued Protests

Pakistan: The Winds of Change

Peace Delegation Travels to Pakistan to Protest Drone Strikes

Pakistan ?Categorically Rejects? Claim That It Tacitly Allows US Drone Strikes


US Kills 18 people in Pakistan

A volley of American drone strikes in Pakistan s tribal belt early Friday killed at least 18 people, security officials said, marking a sharp escalation of the controversial C.I.A.-led campaign that continues to roil relations with Pakistan.

U.S. kills 5 People in Pakistan

U.S. drones fired a barrage of missiles at a vehicle and a house in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least five ''suspected'' militants.

US Kills 3 People In Pakistan

It was the first drone strike inside Pakistan since protests erupted over an anti-Islam video produced in the United States and posted online.

Only two percent of drone strike casualties in Pakistan are top militants

Pakistani civilian deaths in US drone war 'in vain'.

US Causing Terror In Pakistan

By Glenn Greenwald

New research shows the terrorizing impact of drones in Pakistan, false statements from US officials, and how it increases the terror threat.

US kills 3 people in Pakistan

U.S. drone strike is the 31st of its kind in Pakistan since 2012. So far this year, at least 222 people have reportedly been killed in such strikes.

From Information Clearing House


Pakistan: US drone strike kills five



Five suspected militants were killed Monday in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan, a local government official told CNN. Siraj Ahmed said the drone fired two missiles at a militant compound near the town of Mir Ali in North Waziristan, a district in Pakistan s mostly ungoverned tribal region along the Afghanistan border...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


Americans Press US Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds

Robert Naiman, Truthout: A US peace delegation organized by Code Pink delivered a petition from more than 3,000 Americans to Acting US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Hoagland, calling for an end to the CIA drone strike policy in Pakistan.

Freitag, 24. August 2012

Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest over drones

Hindustan Times [India]


Pakistan summoned a US diplomat on Thursday to protest over drone strikes in its northwestern tribal area, which it called ''unlawful'', the foreign ministry said in a statement. Missile attacks from unmanned US aircraft in the restive North Waziristan tribal district have killed at least 15 people since the start of the Muslim festival of Eid on Saturday...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


Sonntag, 19. August 2012

Spate of Drone Strikes Pounds Pakistan


US kills 5 people in Pakistan

An unmanned American aircraft fired missiles at a vehicle in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan Tuesday, killing five.

US kills another 4 people in Pakistan

Four alledged militants were killed when US drones targeted a vehicle in Pakistan s restive North Waziristan tribal region today, taking the total number of missile strikes in the area since Saturday to four.

From Information Clearing House


Samstag, 4. August 2012

US Drone Attacks in Pakistan Violate Sovereignty, Weakening Democracy: Diplomat


US Cover-Up of Murdered Civilians

The majority of the deaths in the drone war in Pakistan have been civilian noncombatants not ''militants,'' as the Obama administration has claimed.

US attack kills six people in Pakistan

The attack came as people in the deeply religious region were celebrating the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr.

From Information Clearing House


Pakistan: 13 killed in US drone strikes

Firstpost [India]


A flurry of drone attacks pounded northern Pakistan at the weekend, killing 13 people in three separate attacks, officials and witnesses said on Sunday. The attacks came as Pakistanis celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan with the festival of Eid al-Fitr...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

Samstag, 28. Juli 2012

UK parliamentarians urge Obama to stop drone strikes in Pakistan

In their letter to Obama, they said Britain and Western countries are under threat because drone attacks provide justification for future terrorist activities.

British pilots flew armed US drones in Libya, MoD reveals

Disclosure comes 10 months after end of a campaign in which the government insisted no British drones were involved.

From Information Clearing House


Pakistan: US terror drones kill seven

Tehran Times


A U.S. drone attack Sunday killed at least seven people in Pakistan, officials said, days before the country s intelligence chief visits Washington with the contentious raids likely to be discussed. ... In Sunday s attack, the second in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, missiles struck a compound in Khushhali Turikhel village of the troubled North Waziristan tribal district, which lies on the border with Afghanistan. 'US drones fired six missiles into a militant compound. At least seven militants were killed,' a security official told AFP...

Pakistan unrelenting in demanding drone strike end

St. Paul Pioneer Press


Pakistan s ambassador to the United States says her country will not relent from demanding that the CIA end its drone strikes. In a debate with White House war adviser Douglas Lute at the Aspen Security Forum, Sherry Rehman said drone attacks have damaged al-Qaida but are now only serving to recruit new militants...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

Mittwoch, 18. Juli 2012

Continued Fury in Pakistan Over Supply Routes, Drone Strikes

Civilian Drone Death Numbers Don t Add Up


Anti-NATO Pakistanis march on border

THOUSANDS of Pakistani activists have shouted ''death to America'' at the latest rally protesting the lifting of a seven-month blockade on NATO supplies into Afghanistan.

US Kills 12 In Pakistan

Following the attack, more than five US drones kept flying over the area, hampering the rescue work.

From Information Clearing House


Pakistan: US drone strikes kill nine

ABC News


U.S. drones fired eight missiles at a compound owned by a powerful militant commander in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing nine suspected insurgents, Pakistani intelligence officials said. It was unclear whether the commander, Sadiq Noor, was at the compound in Dre Nishter village in the North Waziristan tribal area during the attack...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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