Names Instead of Numbers

Russia Today reports on a new project by the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism called “Naming the Dead.” It seeks to name every person killed by US drones in Pakistan. Naming the dead is a work of mercy, I think, in an age such as this.

AFP Photo / John Moore

AFP Photo / John Moore

I recommend following Josh Begley’s project on Twitter @Dronestream. He tweets every strike.

Aug 31, 2013: At least 4 people died by drone. Official: 'We do not know the identity of those killed' (Pakistan)

— Dronestream (@dronestream) August 31, 2013

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