Workshop 5 | Ages 15 + | Do drones have a licence to kill?

Summary

This workshop explores the ethics and legality of armed drone strikes following the “targeted killing” of British citizen Reeyad Khan in Syria in August 2015. This was Britain’s first use of “self-defence” as justification for a drone strike. 

Aim

To understand and critically respond to the different moral and legal questions raised by armed drone strikes.

Objectives
  • To give students the chance to practise their speaking and listening skills, including articulating their own views on drones and listening to the viewpoints of others
  • To gain an insight into how international law and human rights develop
  • To investigate and offer reasoned views on ethical issues surrounding drone strikes
Age range: 15 and over
Duration: 1 hour

Resources


Workshop 5 - Do drones have a license to kill.pdf
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Fly Kites Not Drones Introduction - What is an armed drone? - Video
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Rules of war  (in a nutshell) - Video
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29 Sep 2015, 08:32
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