Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Drones and Targeted Killings in the Context of Human Rights and International Law

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Author: 

Michael Plachta

Date Published: 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Volume: 

31

Issue: 

4

Subject Areas: 

Council of the European Union
Human Rights
International Law
Targeted Killings
Terrorism

Geographic Identifier: 

Europe

Abstract: 

At its 17th sitting held on April 23, 2015, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution and Recommendation on drones and targeted killings in the context of human rights and international law. The debate as well as the recommendation and resolution were based on a long and comprehensive Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights.[2]