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UN SRCT Press Conference – Launch of Drone Strikes Inquiry

On January 24th 2013, the UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights Ben Emmerson formally launched an inquiry into the civilian impact, and human rights implications of the use drones and other forms of targeted killing for the purpose of counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency. Forensic Architecture will work in close collaboration with the UN SRCT office on this inquiry.

Extract of the statement by the Special Rapporteur at a press conference in London:

I am also working closely with Forensic Architecture, and organisation that specialises in forensic modelling of military conflicts for the purposes of assessing their compatibility with international human rights and humanitarian law.”