Skip to comments.Exclusive: Drones "inhumane", dead al Qaeda man's family says
Posted on 06/06/2012 2:09:46 PM PDT by mdittmar
(Reuters) - The brother of al Qaeda's second-in-command, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike, said Washington's use of the remote-controlled weapons is inhumane and makes a nonsense of its claims to champion human rights.
U.S. officials said on Tuesday that Libyan-born al Qaeda operative Abu Yahya al-Libi was killed by a drone strike in Pakistan, in what was described as a major blow to the militant group.
The attack is likely to fuel an increasingly fierce debate about the legality and morality of the drones, which have become one of the chief U.S. weapons against al Qaeda but which opponents say stretch the definition of the legitimate use of lethal force.
"The United States talks human rights and freedoms for all, but the method they used to kill him is savage," Abu Bakr al-Qayed, brother of al-Libi, told Reuters on Wednesday in a telephone interview.
"The way the Americans killed him is heinous and inhumane," he said, speaking from the town of Wadi Otba, south of the Libyan capital. "We are in the 21st century and they claim to be civilized and this is how they take out people."
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As opposed to the “humane” IEDs and suicide bombers......
We should target him, too.
Did the reporter ask them how they felt about beheading anyone that does not agree with them?
But acording to the Islamic death cult, foaming at the mouth fanatics, murderously seizing the peaceful technology of a superior culture, and then using it to slaughter thousands of innocents is “humane”.
Yeah, we should have captured him, and then beheaded him with a rusty blade. That would have been more humane. /sarc
Al Qaeda talking about human rights is like Lady Gaga talking about virginity.
I just love the irony of mooslime screaming about human rights.
“The way the Americans killed him is heinous and inhumane,”
You mean he should have been stoned to death like some harlot that was caught out a few minutes late in the evening, or without her brothers?
Sometimes irony just writes itself.
Flying airplanes into buildings so people have to choose whether they wish to be incinerated or jump 1000 feet out the window... I suppose that would be considered “humane”, though....
FU Abu Bakr al-Qayed...now clean the brick dust from your ears and when they stop ringing go kiss a pig’s a$$
Perhaps the word choice was incorrect. Since drones are not human beings, the word should have been “un-human,” not “inhumane” - then I could agree.
Only if we chanted "prayers" as we sawed away.
AQ has renounced their membership in the human race - so no - it’s no more inhumane than calling the Orkin Man.
Suicide means YOU kill YOURSELF. No third parties involved.
What they do is Mohamicide!
Mohamed (Pigs be inseminating him) commanded them to murder, and they do.
Have them surrender and we’ll saw their heads off instead.
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