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Drone Strike Victims Seek Justice in Pakistan

The Mail on Sunday today reveals shocking new evidence of the full horrific impact of US drone attacks in Pakistan.

A damning dossier assembled from exhaustive research into  the strikes’ targets sets out in heartbreaking detail the deaths of teachers, students and Pakistani policemen. It also describes how bereaved relatives are forced to gather their loved ones’ dismembered body parts in the aftermath of strikes.

The dossier has been assembled by human rights lawyer Shahzad Akbar, who works for Pakistan’s Foundation for Fundamental Rights and the British human rights charity Reprieve.

Filed in two separate court cases, it is set to trigger a formal murder investigation by police into the roles of two US officials said to have ordered the strikes. They are Jonathan Banks, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Islamabad station, and John A. Rizzo, the CIA’s former chief lawyer. Mr Akbar and his staff have already gathered further testimony which has yet to be filed.

Source: Daily Mail. Read full article. (link)

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  • Agile Cyborg||

    Drones need to die. Really. They things bring nothing of value to civilization... except to pad the wallets of the sickest people created by evolution.

  • Adam||

    Another thing that needs to die is our foreign policy of supporting (some) oppressive regimes, in the name of "freedom" and "democracy".

    http://www.bahrainrights.org/en/node/5486

  • JeremyR||

    The only way anyone will care is if Romney gets elected.

  • Lyle||

    Ha... you're right.

  • Lyle||

    I wish them luck.

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