Killer Drones spark Johns Hopkins University human rights workshop

Drone warfare, its legality, ethics and military use, was examined at a human rights workshop held on the campus of Johns Hopkins University at Remsen Hall in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon.  The panelists included: Frank Jannuzi, Deputy Exec. Dir.,  Amnesty International (USA); Shahid Buttar, Exec. Dir., Bill of Rights Defense Committee; and, Medea Benjamin, peace & social justice activist and cofounder of CODEPINK. She is also the author of the book, “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.”

It was disclosed during the discussion that U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) has admitted that “over 4,700 people have been killed in drone strikes.”

The event was sponsored by the “Human Rights Working Group-JHU.”

To learn more about this controversial issue click here:  and read the Rolling Stone article

More photos of the event can be found here.