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Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe

Originally posted on PEACE ACTION'S GROUNDSWELL:
Yesterday, the United Nations released a report saying that more than half of Yemen’s population is now food insecure. Out of Yemen’s 22 governorates, 19 are facing “severe food insecurity,” and as long…

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UK Defence Secretary Fallon’s doubletalk re US/UK drone program’s sameness

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Dec 16, 2015 Fallon refuses to say whether US and UK drone programmes “the same”   The UK Defence Secretary today refused to answer questions from Members of Parliament on whether … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK putting “trade” ahead of protecting Andy Tsege

Reprieve: 0044 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Mon Oct 26, 2015 ‘Bury me in England’ – new fears for British father kidnapped to Ethiopia A British father of three who has been held for 16 months in incommunicado detention … Continue reading

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” … the United States does not know who it’s killing.”

Snowden and Ellsberg hail leak of drone documents from new whistleblower [Daniel] Ellsberg said of the source: “I hope they stay anonymous. Nothing at all would be gained by their suffering the fate of exile like Snowden [who now lives … Continue reading

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@David_Cameron: unchecked U.S. puppet/assassin, (increasingly) bloody fool

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wednesday Sep 09, 2015 PM dodges MPs’ questions on drones policy   The Prime Minister today said he would not discuss with MPs the details of the Government’s targeted killing programme, … Continue reading

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Drone strike on Syria not authorized by Parliament kills two Brits: Reprieve comments.

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Monday Sep 07, 2015 UK drone strikes in Syria – Reprieve comment Commenting on the announcement that a UK drone strike in Syria ordered without Parliamentary approval has killed two British … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK needs to come clean on involvement in US strikes on Yemen, Pakistan

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thu July 23, 2015 UK pilots embedded at US drone base responsible for Pakistan, Yemen strikes   British pilots have been flying drones from a US base responsible for covert strikes … Continue reading

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