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Stopping Killer Robots: Country Positions on Banning Fully Autonomous Weapons and Retaining Human Control

This report elaborates country positions on banning fully autonomous weapons and retaining human control.

Weapons systems that select and engage targets without meaningful human control are unacceptable and need to be prevented. All countries have a duty to protect humanity from this dangerous development by banning fully autonomous weapons. Retaining meaningful human control over the use of force is an ethical imperative, a legal necessity, and a moral obligation.

This publication can be found on the Human Rights Watch website here.

Focused deliberations would help lay the groundwork for the international ban treaty that is urgently required to retain meaningful human control over the use of force.

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