Make the Injustice Visible
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A new report from a group of journalists and researchers says that hundreds of civilians have died during airstrikes by the U.S. and other nations fighting the Islamic State, a marked contrast to the Pentagon’s official admission of just two civilian deaths. The report, from the nonprofit group Airwars, which…
Family of grandmother killed in US drone strike arrive for Congress visit Rafiq ur Rehman discusses his family’s journey from Pakistan to Washington DC, where they will seek answers on Capitol Hill Ryan Devereaux in Washington theguardian.com Sunday 27 October 2013 15.02 EDT Drawing on a pad of paper in…
Sarah Lazare, staff writer With most casualties unidentified, and civilian deaths denied by US, new initiative aims to track every person killed in Pakistan drone strikes A group of journalists will embark on a simple yet powerful endeavor Monday: collecting the names of people killed by U.S. drone strikes in…
By Chris Hedges: I and my fellow plaintiffs have begun the third and final round of our battle to get the courts to strike down a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that permits the military to seize U.S. citizens, strip them of due process and hold them…
TruthDig posted a video produced by NMV: “The organization No More Victims works with local communities to bring children injured in America’s wars to the U.S. for medical treatment—children like this inspirational little Iraqi girl who simply beams despite everything she has been through.” Truthdig is an excellent source of…
This video features Ethan McCord, a US solider who tried to save the lives of two children fired upon by gleeful US troops aboard an Apache helicopter. The video documenting the murder of unarmed Iraqi civilians was released by whistleblower Bradley Manning, just sentenced to 35 years in prison for exposing systematic war crimes committed by the US government.
“The fact that a person acted pursuant to order of his Government or of a superior does not relieve him from responsibility under international law, provided a moral choice was in fact possible to him.” – Nuremberg Principle IV
As Iraq War veteran Ethan McCord states based on first-hand experience, the crimes revealed by this video are not anomalous; they are committed every day in America’s expanding theaters of aggression.
178 Children – Brave New Films
Since the George W. Bush administration’s first use of targeted assassinations via drone strikes, aimed at Al Qaeda and associated forces, in 2002, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) reports at least 178 innocent children (up to age 17) have died directly as a result of U.S. drone policy.
TBIJ’s analysis — called the “best currently available public aggregate data on drone strikes” by legal experts at Stanford and NYU who recently released the in-depth report Living Under Drones: Death, Injury and Trauma to Civilians From US Drone Practices in Pakistan, — finds that 176 of the 178 children killed in U.S. drones strikes were Pakistani. The two non-Pakistani children were killed in Yemen: U.S. citizen Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, 16, and his Yemeni cousin Ahmed Abdel-Rahman al-Awlaki, 17. (To read more, visit War Costs.)
Salee and Her Father on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman
In this video, Salee and her father pay a visit to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now. NMV video opens the segment, and then they fill out of the story of the attack and the grassroots efforts that brought her here for medical care at Shriner’s Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina.
Noam Chomsky Comments About No More Victims
This is part of an interview taped in…
NVM Director on Democracy Now
NMV Director talks with Amy Goodman about the grassroots project. Salee and her father also appeared on the program, and video produced by NMV was shown to her growing audience.