Ben Emmerson

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights for the United Nations' Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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The Obama Administration used drones to kill three American citizens located in Yemen, including a 16-year-old boy. No trial. Not even judicial review.

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The Obama Administration used drones to kill three American citizens located in Yemen, including a 16-year-old boy. No trial. Not even judicial review.

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