Rights Group Forces US to Investigate Deadly Drone Strike on Wedding

Evidence gathered by a human rights group has forced the Obama administration to investigate a deadly drone strike that targeted a wedding party in Yemen and killed a dozen people.

“You cannot imagine how angry people are,” local Yemeni journalist Nasser Al-Sane, who took video and photographic evidence of the strike, told NBC News. “They turned a wedding into a funeral.”

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Oh yes, i can imagine. And i can also imagine what would’ve happened if the mainstream media would’ve made this a story as big as, for example, the Trayvon Martin shooting, to name just one prominent example. Imagine the same scale and duration of mainstream news coverage and in the very same tone, for the killing of an innocent wedding party.

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