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Human Rights and Human Realities

Human Rights and Human Realities

24-10-2018 Local perspectives on drone strikes and international law

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The report Human Rights and Human Realities. Local perspectives on drone strikes and international law (2018) sets stories of drone victims in the context of international law.

Since 2003, thousands of armed drone strikes targeted suspected terrorists in these countries, but instead killed and wounded thousands of civilians. Interviews with survivors of drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan reveal what legal concepts such as ‘transparency’, 'the protection of life', and the 'right to remedy' mean for victims of drone strikes.

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