February 19, 2014

A Wedding That Became a Funeral

US Drone Attack on Marriage Procession in Yemen

Map
Summary
Recommendations
To the Governments of the United States and Yemen
To the US Government
Methodology
I. US Targeted Killings in Yemen
II. The Attack
The Dead and Wounded
III. The Alleged Target
US: All Killed Were Militants
Varying Yemeni Accounts
Relatives Demand Redress
IV. International Law and US Policy
Laws of War
International Human Rights Law
Obama Policy on Targeted Killings
Obligation to Investigate, Provide Redress
Acknowledgments