In the news….

Drones are increasingly gaining coverage in the media, in the UK and internationally.  Links to a selection of relevant articles can be found below.  We also collate coverage of the work of the APPG.

It’s time to come clean about Voldemorts over Pakistan, Rob Crilly, Daily Telegraph, 15 April 2013

Drones to help police at G8 summit, Belfast Telegraph, 11 April 2013

Revealed: who can fly drones in UK airspace, Nick Hopkins, The Guardian, 25 January 2013

Terror watchdog warns of wave of compensation claims over drone strikes,  Tom Whitehead, Daily Telegraph, 20 June 2012

Media coverage of the APPG

Royal Aeronautical Society lecture: the work of the APPG on Drones at the “Unmanned Aviation: Challenges for growth” conference, The YamYam, October 2013

Court case aims to force MoD’s hand with Freedom of Information requests on drones, The Independent, 22 September 2013

Birmingham drone research award followed by university’s policy commission, Our Birmingham, 26 September 2013Also posted on Dronewarfare and the University of Birmingham website.

Government body calls for Reaper transparency, Shepherd Media, 16 September 2013

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones, Royal Holloway, University of London, 18 June 2013

MPs to probe claims that the U.S. is operating a secret ‘drone war’ from Britain’s RAF bases, Daily Mail, 16 March 2013

Drone attacks ‘traumatising a generation of children’, Channel 4 News, 5 March 2013

Drones in Yemen causing a ‘psychological emergency’, psychologist tells MPs, Yuba Net, 5 March 2013

Yemen Drone Generation – hidden scars and trauma, Yemen Post, 6 March 2013

Doctor: Children ‘Traumatized and Re-Traumatized by Drones’ in Yemen, Common Dreams, 6 March 2013

Drones in Yemen causing a ‘psychological emergency’, MPs told, Ekklesia, 5 March 2013

Role of British military drones comes under spotlight, Aurora News, 15 December 2012

MPs to probe UK drone policy, Defence Management, 20 November 2012

MPs to question use of drones amid concerns over their ethics, The Week, 20 November 2012

UK parliament launches group to focus on drones, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, 18 October 2012

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