UK intelligence could be used for unlawful drone strikes, warns Amnesty

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Amnesty International calls for full public inquiry into the UK’s ‘shadowy role’ in US drone programme

The UK risks violating international law through its support of lethal US drone strikes around the world, including sharing intelligence to help identify targets and the use of RAF bases, according to a report by Amnesty International.

The human rights organisation says UK is in danger of finding itself in breach of international human rights obligations. This can only increase with Donald Trump’s expansion of drone killings and the ditching of boundaries, however minimal, observed by the Obama administration.

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