| War Crime: ‘Israel field-tested UK Watchkeeper drones in Gaza attacks!’


| truthaholics

Charity condemns Israeli role in UK drone project ~ Richard Norton-Taylortheguardian.com.

War on Want claims technology to be used in Watchkeeper drones has been field tested in attacks on Gaza.

A campaigning charity has criticised the UK’s deal with an Israeli firm to develop a new drone, Watchkeeper, which the charity claims has been “field tested” in attacks on Gaza that left many Palestinians dead.

War on Want, an anti-poverty charity that also campaigns for justice for Palestine, called for an embargo by the European Union on arms trade with Israel, a move that would end collaboration between Thales UK and Israel’s Elbit Systems, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of unmanned aircraft.

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a succession of contracts for the long-delayed Watchkeeper project, now totalling nearly £1bn, to a joint venture between Elbit and Thales UK to build 54 

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