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U.S. Drone Kills 16-Year-Old Pakistani Boy Days After He Attends Anti-Drone Organizing Meeting

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posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 01:38 PM
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You honestly think they saw this child on a camera, on a drone moving hundreds of miles an hour?
Do you believe it is ok to fire missiles at just anyone without regard to who they might be?
That's what it looks like you are saying.
That is not an excuse, "How could we know who it was?"
That would be a good reason to discontinue the practice.




posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 01:41 PM
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I already know who is running the show and the evidence of what our country has done proves that we are controlled by The Anti-Christ.
Then you have no excuse to be supporting a war promoted by the anti-christ.
How is it moral to indiscriminately blow people up?



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 01:44 PM
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Originally posted by Carseller4
Ignore the propaganda.

A terrorist was killed and it should be celebrated.
You are totally sucked into the propaganda believing in the myths of terrorists when the Us is secretly behind all the real terrorism, then label people they don't like, terrorists.
How is raining bombs from the sky on innocent civilians not terrorism?



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 01:45 PM
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Sometimes 1 gets the feeling that the drone drivers dont acknowledge that the targets they hit are counting against their souls especially when the innocent and youth of Earth are in the crosshairs and killed -it seems they forget and EYE for an EYE. LORD forbid they the drones all go haywire and some AI like device captures their potentials because then its..... not a good look.

RIP to the 16 yr old sent. VERY SAD as he was againt the very thing that sent him..



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 01:47 PM
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Originally posted by Humanity4Ever

Originally posted by milkyway12
Tell the kid to stop harboring terroirst and stand up and fight them. The quicker the terrorist to die , the quicker we leave.

They use them as human shields which is to bad. They support it. So kill them both. In my opinion.


The utilization of human shields is the modus operandi of Islamic militants all over the world. It is a very effective propoganda tool.
The idea of human shield is a propaganda tool of the belligerents, the US, in justifying their slaughter of innocent people as an ok price for maybe killing someone who was a target.
Being in someone else's country picking out random targets is terrorism.



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 02:46 PM
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Here's an article by the Human Rights lawyer who contacted Tariq Aziz and offered him the photographic training.
Pakistan's civilian victims of drone strikes deserve justice dated 29 June 2011. He's a Pakistani lawyer who has been attempting to sue the CIA over the deaths of innocent civilians.

Although he was able to get visas in the past to travel to the U.S., has worked with USAID and FBI, he was unable to get a visa in 2010 to speak at Columbia University law school in New York City, due he thinks, to his having taken the case of Karim Khan, whose family was killed in CIA drone strike in 2009.


So, why would the US government want to prevent me from discussing these cases at Columbia law school? Perhaps, it is because our legal challenge disrupts the narrative of "precision strikes" against "high-value targets" as an unqualified success against terrorism, at minimal cost to civilian life.

As a lawyer in Pakistan, my experiences tell a different story. A 17-year-old boy named Sadaullah – another victim of the drone attacks – sought my help shortly after we filed Karim Khan's case. In September 2009, when he was 15 years old, Sadaullah was serving food at a family iftar, the traditional breaking of the daily fast during the holy month of Ramadan, when missiles from a drone struck his grandfather's home and killed four of his relatives. Falling debris knocked Sadaullah out, but he survived. When he awoke in a Peshawar hospital, he found that both his legs had been amputated and shrapnel had penetrated his eye, rendering it useless. Pakistani media reported that the strike had killed Ilyas Kashmiri, a militant leader. But months later, Ilyas Kahsmiri was seen alive in Afghanistan. It was only a few weeks ago that the militant was reportedly killed in yet another drone strike.

Here's a youtube:

Reprieve press conference on drones, May 9, 2011
Pakistani lawyer presents evidence from US drone attack litigation


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posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 03:12 PM
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Now here is how the killing was originally reported by AFP, based on "officials".:

US drone kills three in N.W. Pakistan: officials
(AFP) – Oct 31, 2011

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — A US drone strike on Monday killed three militants in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, a hotbed of Taliban insurgents near the Afghan border, officials said.
The drone fired two missiles into a moving vehicle as it drove through a village near Mubarak Shah town about 15 kilometres (nine miles) east of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan district, Pakistani security officials told AFP.
"Three militants have been killed in the attack," one security official said.
"The vehicle was moving. There are reports that four militants were killed in the strike but we are verifying the death of the fourth militant. We have confirmed the death of three others."
The identities of the dead were not clear.

And here is CNN:

Sources: 2 militants killed in Pakistan by suspected U.S. drone
A suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region killed two suspected militants on Monday, intelligence officials told CNN.

The suspected drone fired two missiles on a vehicle in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, two Pakistani intelligence officials said. North Waziristan is one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

The intelligence officials asked not to be named because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

Based on a count by the CNN Islamabad bureau, Monday's suspected drone strike was the 59th this year, compared to 111 in all of 2010.

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posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 03:15 PM
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This pisses me off so much, I really hope it gets to a breaking point and pakistan nukes all the drone bases including all the terrorists inside them.



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 03:36 PM
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This pisses me off so much, I really hope it gets to a breaking point


Pakistan orders US out of drone base
30 June 2011
Pakistan has stopped US drone flights from a remote airbase in the western province of Balochistan and ordered US personnel to vacate it, the defence minister has said.
. . .
Obama's counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan said on Wednesday that the US would continue to "deliver precise and overwhelming force against al-Qaida" in the tribal areas.
. . .
Since then CIA contractors have been stationed at Shamsi, fuelling and arming Predator and the newer Reaper drones. Operators at the base control the pilotless planes during takeoff but control quickly passes to a "reachback operator"sitting at a video screen thousands of miles away at the CIA headquarters in Langley Virginia.

So there is a defacto US CIA and mercenary occupation of Pakistan, wherein Pakistan is unable to get these people out of their country. "With allies like that ..."



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 04:44 PM
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Originally posted by Anusuia
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the point of the story is that men need to man up and stop hiding behind toys .combat is one on one with an equal enemy . stop being cowards you little lost ones


Totally agree.

The problem is they've all become gutless cowardly wusses. It began in the late 80's when tthey taught the youth how to shoot instead of fight. Most under the age of 25 fit this catagory. To them I say: Don't you realize your soul is the only thing you really own?



posted on Nov, 8 2011 @ 05:48 PM
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SPOILER ALERT

How about in the movie Rob Roy, where Liam Neeson grabs the blade of Tim Roth's sword (while cutting the crap out of his hands) and ends up killing Roth's character?
When I saw that years ago, at the theater, I actually spoke out of the audience, "Oh that's not fair!".



posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 01:54 PM
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For those who think that killing children who are human shields is justifiable, try thinking about your own children being the shield. Would you kill them? To wage war like this is so inhumane, so dastardly and just plain lazy.



posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 02:09 PM
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WE DO NOT USE OUR CHILDREN AS HUMAN SHILEDS. (unlike Muslim terrorists)

Was that clear enough for you ?



posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 02:19 PM
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Muslims are not terrorists, it is not called using human shields, it is the US soldier terrorists killing people in their homes. The freedom fighter soldiers have families at home when they are done fighting and the drone strikes kill them at home.



posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 03:17 PM
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EXACTLY!!!!! Ding ding ding we have a winner, in common sense. But to say we targeted some kid because he was at a rally, is ignorant and irresponsible! There is ZERO evidence (real evidence) Not the type of evidence that most of you believe if it is Anti US policy, and deny if it confirms anything the US media, or US Govt. says.
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posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 03:22 PM
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What if our own terrorists use them, would you kill them?



posted on Nov, 9 2011 @ 05:19 PM
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But to say we targeted some kid because he was at a rally, is ignorant and irresponsible! There is ZERO evidence (real evidence)
Someone would be going for a long trip to Leavenworth in order for there to be "real evidence". Meaning publishing classified intelligence showing intent to target anyone trying to document drone strikes.



posted on Nov, 10 2011 @ 12:51 AM
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To wage war like this is so inhumane, so dastardly and just plain lazy.

And that's not even mentioning the illegality of it.

CIA drone attacks produce America's own unlawful combatants
By Gary Solis
Friday, March 12, 2010

In terms of international armed conflict, those CIA agents are, unlike their military counterparts but like the fighters they target, unlawful combatants. No less than their insurgent targets, they are fighters without uniforms or insignia, directly participating in hostilities, employing armed force contrary to the laws and customs of war. Even if they are sitting in Langley, the CIA pilots are civilians violating the requirement of distinction, a core concept of armed conflict, as they directly participate in hostilities.

For a short period of time, 1975-1981, after the Church Commission the CIA operated as their name would indicate ie gathering information. That has changed drastically in the last 10 years. CIA and DOD have merged their missions and goals. CIA can now be considered unlawful combatants and terrorists in several locations of the world, and the U.S. as the single largest State Sponsor of Terrorism.

Let's see: former 4 star General is now Director of CIA. Former Director of CIA is now Secretary of Defense. The lines have been totally blurred. In Libya, US CIA and British MI6 agents were dressed as local Libyans participating in an insurgency. That's illegal in international law.



posted on Nov, 10 2011 @ 06:13 AM
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Weed out the element of your society that is hell bent on killing civilians!! Stop supporting terrorist organizations!!
Stop killing your own people... Then the US military will take its foot out of your arse!



posted on Nov, 10 2011 @ 09:49 AM
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In Libya, US CIA and British MI6 agents were dressed as local Libyans participating in an insurgency. That's illegal in international law.
T. E. Lawrence was not a civilian, he was an officer, kind of pressed into service for the task, during WW I, but he was functioning illegally, so my point would be that the British have a long history of what is basically state sponsored terrorism that goes back to Elizabeth I and privateers attacking Spanish merchant vessels. We seem to have been reunited into a new British Empire where we have given up our morality to play the dirty tricks which caused the US to succeed back in 1716 and to go to war with them in 1812.






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