APEX Express, for August 18, 2011 - 7:00pm
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Drones or unmanned aircraft have been in use since at least since 2004 in Afghanistan, and in the Tribal Reigon on the boarder with Pakistan.
It is estimated that every “drone strike” kills 10- 15 civilians for every 1 “suspected millitant” With some estimates out of Pakistani media that 5 thousand people have all ready been killed by these un-manned killing machines.
The U.S. Government justifies this by claiming 9 out of the 20 most wanted Terrorists have been killed with this technology, In fact the U.S. Government has released information that so called “Stealth Drones” were used in the tracking and monitoring of Bin Laden before and during the assination mission by U.S. Navy seals.
Tonight on Apex we'll learn about the growing resistance in Pakistan as well as in the U.S.
Joining us to talk about this will be Javed Tufail a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or P.T.I.
The P.T.I. or Pakistan Movement for Justice, is a progressive political party in Pakistan. Headed by former Pakistani cricket captain Imran Khan. "Justice, Humanity and Self Esteem is the parties slogan.
In April of this year They held a historic Demonstration, Imran Khan invited all political forces to take part in his party’s sit-in to block the route of Nato supplies in Peshawar ,on their way to Afghanistan, which they did for two days and a night, and the monthly demonstrations continue leading up to a mass mobilization some time in October.
"Academy Award nominated writer/director John Sayles' new film "AMIGO",
We'll share some of a recent interview with the director by Selekta LapuLapu, speak with the lead actor Joel Torre on the phone and Give Away TICKETS to the opening of this Philippine-American War filming San Francisco!".