- 27 Feb 2014
European Parliament condemns extrajudicial drone strikes in landslide vote
Members of the European Parliament vote in favour of banning extrajudicial targeted killings using armed drones and call for a ban on the development of killer robots.
- 6 Jan 2014
Power to the people: How technology is opening up the reporting of armed violence
Advances in technology mean that there are now more ways than ever for people to report or identify acts of violence. But what do these changes mean for those seeking to reduce global armed violence?
- 10 Dec 2013
UN expert once again highlights the risks of drones and killer robots
In a recent event, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson, once again warned of the risk of drones and killer robots.
- 9 Dec 2013
A Picture of Violence
AOAV looks at the different data visualization tools being used to analyse armed violence.
- 19 Nov 2013
Two UN reports urge for more transparency in the use of drones
Reports released by the UN Special Rapporteurs on extrajudicial killings and on counter-terrorism highlight an urgent need for transparency.
- 11 Jul 2013
Former drone operator: “I lost that respect for life”
Brandon Bryant, a former US Air Force drone operator, says he is haunted by his part in more than 1,600 deaths.
- 27 Jun 2013
New study: Asia Pacific to outstrip Northern American arms budget
As Western Europe’s share in the global arms market sees a sharp fall, Asia is finding itself in the midst of a tight arms race.
- 2 May 2013
First drone strike from UK soil a worrying development
This week, for the first time, the UK fired explosive weapons from a drone that was directly controlled from a base on UK soil.