Militarizing the Sky: Opposing Canada’s Armed Drone Purchase

By World BEYOND War, September 18, 2022

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 1 PM ET, World BEYOND War co-hosted and participated in a panel and Q&A on Canada’s proposed armed drone purchase. The Canadian military is currently picking a contender for up to 5 billion CAD worth of armed drones. Participants joined experts in the field to learn & speak out against the government’s attempt to purchase and deploy a fleet of armed drones under our noses. #NoArmedDrones.

Speakers:

Dr. Samer Abdelnour, academic and activist

Maya Garfinkel, World BEYOND War

Azeezah Kanji, legal academic and writer

Kathy Kelly, peace activist, Ban Killer Drones and WBW Board President

Tim McSorley, International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group

Moderator:

Bianca Mugyenyi, Canadian Foreign Policy Institute

 

Co-hosts:

Canadian Foreign Policy Institute

World BEYOND War

Just Peace Advocates

 

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