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German Court Set to Consider Evidence from Yemeni Drone Victim for First Time


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German Court Set to Consider Evidence from Yemeni Drone Victim for First Time

LONDON - Date: 27 May 2015; 1100 Central European Time (0900 GMT)

Location: Administrative Court Cologne; Appellhofplatz, 50667 Cologne

A court in Germany is set to take evidence from a Yemeni victim of the USA’s secret drone programme – following revelations that military bases on German soil play a key role in the strikes.

Faisal bin Ali Jaber, an environmental engineer from Sana’a who lost two relatives to a 2012 drone strike, has won the right to have his evidence heard as part of a constitutional claim filed in Germany.

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Peace activists will support the Yemeni family's case by protesting against Germany's complicity with the U.S. government's drone war. Gatherings will take place in Cologne, Appellhofplatz / Burgmauer on 5/27, 10:30 am, and, simultanepusly, in Berlin, Bundestag. See details at imi-online.de.