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Killer Robots at TEDx

Prof Noel Sharkey gave a talk at TEDx Sheffield about fully autonomous weapons and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.  Prof. Sharkey is one of the founders of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control.  He delivers a passionate call to action to stop killer robots.  Take a few minutes out of your day to see him talk about his journey from a boy who loved toy soldiers growing up in the shadow of World War II to a leading campaigner in the effort to stop killer robots and protect civilians.  Plus he even shares a little song about the CIA!


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Press Briefing to mark the campaign’s launch


Tuesday, April 23, 2013
10.30 a.m.-11.30a.m.

The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ
(Closest tube stations: Paddington, Edgware Road and Lancaster Gate)

Press Briefing
At the press briefing, the campaign’s founders will outline their concerns with fully autonomous weapons, also known as “killer robots.” The new global coalition seeks a ban on these weapons that would be able to select targets and use lethal force without human intervention. The campaign’s call to action, composition, and initial activities will be explained and all your questions answered…


Please see the biographies of these and other campaign spokespersons.

To confirm your participation or to schedule an interview, please contact:

  • UK media – Laura Boillot, Article 36, +44(0)7515-575-175,
  • International media – Kate Castenson, Human Rights Watch, +1  (202) 612-4351 or +1-646-203-8292 (mobile),

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