Monday, July 8, 2013

It Is Now Common Knowledge That US Drones Bomb Civilian Rescuers

It Is Now Common Knowledge That US Drones Bomb Civilian Rescuers

In 2007 the FBI said the tactic as commonly used by terrorist organizations such as Hamas.

Last year a study by the NYU School of Law and Stanford Law School detailed the U.S. use of the double tap, providing first-hand accounts of its devastating effect on rescuers and humanitarian workers.

Last June the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Christof Heyns said he considers secondary strikes to be “war crimes.”

The NYU/Stanford report stated: “As international law experts have noted, intentional strikes on first responders may constitute war crimes.”