“Singling out people to assassinate, and killing nine of our innocent children for each person they target, is a crime of unspeakable proportions.”
By Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 4-13-2016.
“Stop trying to kill me.”
That’s the message a man from Waziristan, Pakistan’s border area with Afghanistan, has brought to the UK this week, saying that the U.S. has targeted him for death by placing him on the so-called kill list.
In an op-ed published Tuesday at the Independent, tribal elder Malik Jalal explains he’s in England “because I decided that if Westerners wanted to kill me without bothering to come to speak with me first, perhaps I should come to speak to them instead. I’ll tell my story so that you can judge for yourselves whether I am the kind of person you want to be murdered.” Continue reading