Tribal elder
Malik Jalal says he's been targeted in drone strikes four times. Courtesy of Reprieve

Malik Jalal, a Pakistani tribal elder and member of the North Waziristan Peace Committee, in his own words:

I am in the strange position of knowing that I am on the ‘Kill List’. I know this because I have been told, and I know because I have been targeted for death over and over again. Four times missiles have been fired at me...

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My friends began to decline my invitations, afraid that dinner might be interrupted by a missile. I took to the habit of sleeping under the trees, well above my home, to avoid acting as a magnet of death for my whole family...

Please stop terrorizing my wife and children. And take me off that Kill List.

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