The Netherlands taken to court for a US drone attack

EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

A graffiti depicts a US drone as a protest against US drone operations, in Sana’a, Yemen, 07 April 2014. Reports state Yemen has issued a temporary ban on US military drone strikes in the country following a drone strike that hit a wedding convey in December 2013, killing 13 Yemeni civilians and wounding 21 others.

The Netherlands taken to court for a US drone attack


In a court, alliance may become liability. The Netherlands are not taken to court for the attack of a US drone for which they provided intelligence.

Two Somali shepherds are suing the Netherlands for providing inaccurate intelligence that resulted in the killing of their children and their herd.

The daughters of the Somali shepherds were tending to the family herds, when they came under attack by a US drone in January 2014.  The US military had been tipped by Dutch military intelligence (M...


This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now