Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Wall of Hypocrisy on International Law

President Obama has denounced Russia for a “breach of international law” with its military intervention in the Crimea.

The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear.
The message from the White House is: Do as we say, not as we do.
Tribune:  European Parliament Condemns Drone Strikes
Reprieve:  Investigation of Drones
Robert Parry:  America’s Staggering Hypocrisy
Katrina vanden Heuvel:  Ukraine Crisis Calls for Less Bluster
Norman Solomon:  Heard the One About Obama Denouncing a Breach?

The U.S. government routinely violates international law with drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and other countries. Human-rights groups like Reprieve have documented many of those violations in recent reports, and the European Parliament has just condemned the practice as illegal -- but the USA’s missile attacks continue.

To urge a single standard of adherence to international law, please sign this petition:

President Obama, your condemnation of Russia for a “breach of international law” rings hollow while your administration continues to violate international law with drone strikes and other missile attacks across borders. I urge you to end those U.S. violations of international law and move toward a new era of genuine adherence to international law.

51-75 of 20336 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please leave a comment if ...
20286 5.5 years ago juan moreno Elpaso, TX , US
20285 5.5 years ago Joel Trupin Marshfield, VT , US
20284 5.5 years ago Julie Botten Romford, ot , GB
20283 5.5 years ago Angie Valdez Fremont, CA , US Exactly.... Who are we to tell Russia they can't take Crimea, it's not our dam business! I must also mention; how this country belonged to the Native Americans (My People), before it was ...
20282 5.5 years ago Meredith Bennett stone mountain, GA , US
20281 5.5 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
20280 5.5 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
20279 5.5 years ago Jim Clemans Bethesda, MD , US
20278 5.5 years ago Tim Devine BC , CA Does anybody have the moral ground to sacrifice innocent people by the use of drones to satisfy the common good? Absolutely Not.
20277 5.5 years ago ROBERTO KUNERT Ipojuca, ot , BR
20276 5.5 years ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
20275 5.5 years ago robert stevens Sunbury -on -Thames, ot , GB
20274 5.5 years ago robert stevens Sunbury -on -Thames, ot , GB
20273 5.6 years ago Jeffery Frey Columbia, MO , US
20272 5.6 years ago Louis Tabora Sanford, NC , US
20271 5.6 years ago Bernardo Mario Vecchione Nola, ot , IT
20270 5.6 years ago Jack Palmer San Antonio, TX , US
20269 5.6 years ago Denise Dardarian Los Angeles, CA , US
20268 5.6 years ago Andrea Sea Namaste Topanga, CA , US
20267 5.6 years ago Holly Rankin Texarkana, TX , US
20266 5.6 years ago O C Martinez New Braunfels, TX , US
20265 5.6 years ago Kari Jensen Hempstead, NY , US
20264 5.6 years ago William Derrah Western Springs, IL , US
20263 5.6 years ago Christopher HOUDOT GB
20262 5.6 years ago Kompaniets Helena ot , GB Stop fooling people
Next ->

By taking action you will be automatically signed up for action alerts from Roots Action. We consider your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us to do so. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.