U.S. drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty: U.N.




 
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U.S. drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty: U.N.
 
March 15th, 2013  
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U.S. drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty: U.N.
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has violated Pakistan's sovereignty and shattered tribal structures with unmanned drone strikes in its counterterrorism operations near the Afghan border, a U.N. human rights investigator said in a statement on Friday. U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism, Ben Emmerson, visited Pakistan for three days this week as part of his investigation into the civilian impact of the use of drones and other forms of targeted killings. "As a matter of international law, the U.S. drone campaign in Pakistan is ... ...




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