Category: APPG Drones Update

After the Security Impact of Drones

Chair Tom Watson and Vice-Chair David Davis have tabled ‘Early Day Motion 487 Proposal for UK Policy on Drone Use’ to support three key findings by the Policy Commission ‘The Security Impact of Drones’...

A warning bell

As senior parliamentarians question increasing drone use and response to the UN Special Rapporteur, litigation by Yemeni victims in both the UK and Germany may tip the Government to re-evaluate the need for a high...

The Domino Effect

Following the first UN debate on increasing extra-territorial use of armed drones, the UN General Assembly Third Committee has approved a draft resolution on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering...

Stroebele in parliament: surveillance and drones

Hans-Christian Stroebele, German MP and longest serving member of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee which monitors the German Intelligence Services, visited Parliament yesterday to kick start ‘cross party, EU dialogue about the spying scandal’. His particular concern...