Sunday, April 14, 2013

Anti-drones demo in DC

People have staged a demonstration in Washington DC to protest against the United Sates’ use of  drones strikes in Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia, yesterday. 

Yemeni activists, Bushra Almaqtry, Summer Nasser and Rooj Alwazeer co-organized the demo and joined the protesters  who gathered outside the White House as they were chanting slogans and holding signs against drone strikes. 

Here is a piece of award-wining Yemeni activist and novelist Almaqtary's speech yesterday in a side-seminar that was part of the event. 

Here is a video report from Yemen showing scenes and interviews from one of the recently targeted zones by the drones. (English subtitle is available in the show more section)