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Upstate Drone Action Has a Visit in Senator Schumer’s Office Then Heads to the Base

UpstateDroneAction.org Syracuse Report Back: Photos will be posted on our website & the video will be released shortly. Demanding Justice for the Amadhi Family and Daniel Hale and an End to Drone Warfare Six Upstate Drone Action members witnessed today against weaponized drones at NYS Senator Chuck Schumer’s office in Syracuse, in concert with Ban Killer Drones’ (BKD) call for […]

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Ban Killer Drones: International Campaign of Civil Disobedience Necessary (P2)

by Brian Terrell, published on Covert Action, May 10, 2021 A large campaign of civil disobedience is necessary to abolish one of the U.S. military’s monstrous creations The headline of the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan on November 30, 2012, page one above the fold with my photo, read “Terrell: American Drone Strikes Must Stop.” I was served well by […]

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Why We Persist: Activists Have Protested US Drone Base for Over a Decade

by Ed Kinane, published on Truthout.org, December 22, 2019 “All human beings possess the basic right under international law to engage in non-violent civil resistance activities for the purpose of preventing, impeding, or terminating the ongoing commission of [international crime].” — International law expert Francis Boyle Nonviolent civil resistance against international crime is about effectiveness and persistence. Or as Dorothy […]

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Drones Fly, Children Die

by Judith Bello Hancock Air National Guard Base was one of the first domestic drone bases to come on line. The base is located in a pleasant suburb of Syracuse New York, along side the International Airport. The 174th Attack Wing at Hancock is tasked with flying Reaper Drone missions over Afghanistan and other places on the far side of […]

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8 Arrested Exposing Hancock AirForce Base Terrorism

by Ed Kinane, June 22, 2019 Shortly before 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, our Upstate Drone Action caravan of six or seven vehicles arrived, unannounced, at the main gate of Hancock AFB in De Witt, a suburb of Syracuse, New York. Two of us – accompanied by one of our videographers – proceeded to the guardhouse 50 yards in […]

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Good Friday Statement at Hancock Base

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ann Tiffany (315) 478-4571 Syracuse, NY Mary Anne Grady Flores (607) 280-8797 Ithaca, NY John Amidon (518)-312-6442 Albany, NY upstatedroneaction.org,       www.knowdrones.com/ GOOD FRIDAY HANCOCK DRONE ACTION STATEMENT April 14, 2017 ~ Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Recognizing that 70% of our nation identify as Christian, we come to the gates of the Hancock […]

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