Category: APPG Drones Update

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...

Striking Timing

Hard on the heels of 4 major international reports which fortify calls for increased transparency in the use and impact of armed drones, the UK Information Tribunal (‘IT’) has rejected an appeal by Chris...

All eyes on drones

After much expectation, the Special Rapporteur on Counter-terrorism and Human Rights, Ben Emmerson QC, has released his interim report on his investigation into the use of drones.  His final report will be submitted to...

APPG submission to the Defence Select Committee

The APPG on drones made a submission to the Defence Select Committee’s inquiry into Remotely Piloted Air Systems – current and future UK use.  The full submission can be downloaded:  appg-submission-on-the-use-of-drones.pdf. The APPG’s submission...