[Video] Yemeni Activist Farea al-Muslimi Urges U.S. to Stop the Drone War on His Country

Interview on Democracy Now!

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Published on Apr 25, 2013

http://www.democracynow.org – Yemeni activist and journalist Farea al-Muslimi delivered a moving plea before a Senate hearing this week for an end to U.S. drone strikes inside his country. Speaking at the first-ever public congressional hearing on Obama’s secret drone and targeted killing program, al-Muslimi offered a rare first-hand account of the suffering that drone warfare wreaks on ordinary people’s lives. His family’s village of Wessab was hit by a U.S. drone strike last week, leaving five people dead. Educated in the United States as a teenager, al-Muslimi says the drone attacks are turning Yemenis against the country that embraced him.

Watch Farea al-Muslimi’s full testimony at the U.S. drone hearing at  http://www.democracynow.org/2013/4/24…

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