Berlin

Gezielte Tötungen mit Drohnen in Pakistan aus persönlicher und juristischer Perspektive

17.02.2014, 00:00 Uhr
Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed countless civilians. The discussions about the use of drones and their political, ethical, moral and legal dimensions have reached the American and European public, parliaments, media, science and judiciaries. However, little is known about the situation of the local population in the affected area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on the Pakistani-Afghani border. Three speakers from Pakistan, Noor Khan, Noor Behram and their lawyer Shahzad Akbar, will talk about their personal experiences with drone strikes. They will share their views about the local circumstances and daily life in which drone strikes interfere. They will explain how to document individual strikes and how they have attempted to enforce their rights before the courts. Jennifer Gibson will then put the Pakistani perspective into the broader international advocacy and litigation framework. She will present developments within the US, Europe and on the international level as to the legality and perspectives of the use of drones for targeted killings. Andreas Schüller will lead through the event and comment on the German Federal Prosecutor’s ceased investigation of one specific drone strike in Pakistan.

Rupture and reckoning: 20 years of Guantánamo

11.09.2021, 15:00 Uhr

Eine interdisziplinäre Veranstaltungsreihe über das Erbe des berüchtigten Gefangenenlagers und die US-Terrorismusbekämpfungspolitik zwei Jahrzehnte nach dem 11. September 

Genau vier Monate nach den…

Menschenrechte in Krisenzeiten: Widerstand und konkrete Utopien

22.09.2021, 18:00 Uhr

Veranstaltungsreihe, Mai – November 2021

Menschenrechte sind eine konkrete Utopie – sie gilt es zu verteidigen. Nur wie, in Zeiten tiefgreifender globaler Umbrüche? Können wir die aktuellen Krisen…

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