Prominent human rights defender Clive Stafford Smith, head of legal action charity Reprieve, has helped release rare photographs Monday of tribal childrens' and other innocent civilians' bodies after attacked by President Barack Obama's weapon of choice, drones, used by U.S. military and CIA in the president's undeclared secret war on Pakistan. Stafford Smith has threatened to suit the U.S. embassy in Pakistan for its complicity in civilian deaths by drones, part of the program officially called by U.S. authorites, "Bugsplat."
"The CIA may have launched 70 drone strikes in tribal Pakistan in 2011 alone. But Americans, like the rest of the world, have no idea what the area looks like, or who lives there," reported Wired Magazine on Monday.
"Be advised: Many of these pictures are disturbing. Some of them show dead children," Wired Magazine reported.
President Obama's CIA drone strikes in Pakistan are largely focused on mountainous areas of Waziristan near the Afghanistan border.
In the broad-based campaign against the CIA' remote control drone attacks, Noor Behram, a resident of North Waziristan, has been working with Stafford Smith after spending years photographing the aftermath of drone strikes, often at personal risk.
"I want to show taxpayers in the Western world what their tax money is doing to people in another part of the world: killing civilians, innocent victims, children," Behram said.More...