For Immediate Release
Trump's First 100 Days Marked by Secret Strikes and Civilian Deaths
Commenting on President Trump's first 100 days in office, Kate Higham, Assassinations Project Lead at human rights organization Reprieve said:
“President Trump has used his first 100 days in office to ramp up a failed, Obama-era policy of secret strikes around the world. Trump could have reversed this disastrous policy - instead, he has ramped it up, killing innocent children in countries like Yemen.
"The US assassination programme is illegal and unconstitutional - it is the death penalty without trial, on a global scale.
"Secret operations that kill kids will do nothing to make Americans safer. The Trump Administration must urgently halt and review the US policy of global strikes - while America's allies, such as the UK, must urge the White House to change course."
Reprieve is a UK-based human rights organization that uses the law to enforce the human rights of prisoners, from death row to Guantánamo Bay.