Drone Strike Victims Find Support From Activists, Silence From Unapologetic US Leaders

Rania Khalek, Truthout: A second drone briefing from victims at the US House of Representatives is also sparsely attended, but concerned citizens from around the world packed CODEPINK’s Global Drone Summit in November in Washington, DC.

“There are no words to explain how horrific it is to see body parts blown to pieces,” said Yemeni engineer Faisal bin Ali Jaber at a November 19 Congressional briefing, as he recounted to US lawmakers the drone strike that killed his relatives last year, marking the second time a drone strike victim has ever directly addressed members of Congress.

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