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TBIJ> Latest Casualty Estimates, Drone Strikes

Casualty Estimates   The Bureau of Investigative Journalism CIA Drone Strikes in Pakistan 2004–2013 Total US strikes: 366 Obama strikes: 314  Total reported killed: 2,537-3,581 Civilians reported killed: 411-884 Children reported killed: 168-197 Total reported injured: 1,174-1,465   US Covert Action in Yemen 2002–2013 Confirmed US drone strikes: 43-53 Total reported killed: 228-328  Civilians reported killed: 12-45  Children reported killed: 2  Reported injured: 62-144 Possible extra […]

Covert Drone War> In Video: Naming the Dead

COVERT DRONE WAR In Video: Naming the Dead March 26th, 2013 | by Drones team | Bureau of Investigative Journalism   So far, our monitoring of CIA drone strikes has recorded at least 2,537 people reported to have been killed by strikes in Pakistan. But fewer than 20% of those killed have been named. Our new Naming the […]

Robert Naiman> Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds

Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds Islamabad, Pakistan — Sometimes, when some people insist that it’s impossible to put some urgent problem on the table for discussion and redress, you have no choice but to undertake flamboyant action. Call it “propaganda by nonviolent deed.” Robert Naiman  Posted: […]

Code Pink Activists Stage Hunger Strike in Pakistan in Anti-Drones Protest

Medea Benjamin of Code Pink protests in August outside a building in Florida where drones are built. (photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Code Pink Activists Stage Hunger Strike in Pakistan in Anti-Drones Protest By Jon Boone, Guardian UK via Reader Supported News  October12 ot content with a planned march into one of Pakistan‘s most dangerous regions, a […]

Chris Woods> Surprise: US Drones Kill Civilians, Provoke Hatred

Surprise: US Drones Kill Civilians, Provoke Hatred  A number of those eyewitnesses corroborated the Bureau’s own recent findings – that rescuers have been deliberately targeted by the CIA in the tribal areas. Wed Sep 26 2012 Posted by By Juan from Informed Comment Chris Woods writes at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism: Men, women and children are […]

Tomgram> Rebecca Solnit, Why the Media Loves the Violence of Protesters and Not of Banks

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, Why the Media Loves the Violence of Protesters and Not of Banks Posted by Rebecca Solnit at 9:40AM, February 21, 2012.   Tom Dispatch In December 2001, 110 of 112 revelers at a wedding died, thanks to a B-52 and two B-1B bombers using precision-guided weapons to essentially wipe out a village in Eastern Afghanistan (and then, […]