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The Guardian: UN report calls for independent investigations of drone attacks

Special rapporteur on human rights says states have obligation to launch inquiries into attacks that kill civilians Ewen MacAskill and Owen Bowcott   theguardian.com   10 March 2014 A US drone in Kandahar. The report found that drone attacks in Afghanistan no longer caused fewer civilian casualties than other air strikes. Photograph: Massoud Hossaini/AFP/Getty Images A report by the United Nations Human More

Occupy Protesters’ Rights Must Be Protected, U.N. Says; U.S. Says Nothing

Occupy Protesters’ Rights Must Be Protected, U.N. Says; U.S. Says Nothing By Dan Froomkin    Posted: 06/18/2012 4:53 pm    Huffington Post In November 2011, a University of California, Davis, police officer used pepper spray up-close on protesters. WASHINGTON — Federal officials have yet to respond to two United Nations human rights envoys who formally requested More

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