Category: APPG Drones Update

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...

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...