Terrorism and International Law: Accountability, Remedies, and Reform: A Report of the IBA Task…

Paperback | March 3, 2011

byElizabeth Stubbins Bates, Richard Goldstone, Eugene Cotran

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Terrorism and International Law: Accountability, Remedies, and Reform, researched and written by the International Bar Association's Task Force on International Terrorism, examines the developments in international law and practice in this dynamic and often controversial area. The Task Forcecomprises world famous jurists and, chaired by Justice Richard Goldstone, provides authoritative expert analysis of the operation and application of international law to terrorism and provides recommendations for reform. This title covers developments in the counter-terrorism policies and practice of individual states and international and regional organisations. It examines the framework of derogations and national security limitations in international human rights law, as well as clarifying when internationalhumanitarian law applies to terrorism and counter-terrorism. This title provides a global overview of counter-terrorism, including but not restricted to the US-led 'war on terror', by considering case law and examples of state practice from all continents. The chapters cover the framework of international conventions against terrorism; international humanitarian law; international human rights law; the investigation and prosecution of terrorist crimes and of international crimes committed in the course of counter-terrorism; reform incounter-terrorism; and victims' right to a remedy and reparations. The book closes with conclusions and recommendations from the IBA Task Force on areas for reform and focuses on how the international community can ensure respect for human rights and the rule of law when responding to the threat ofterrorism.

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Terrorism and International Law: Accountability, Remedies, and Reform, researched and written by the International Bar Association's Task Force on International Terrorism, examines the developments in international law and practice in this dynamic and often controversial area. The Task Forcecomprises world famous jurists and, chaired ...

Elizabeth Stubbins Bates is a Visiting Fellow at the Law Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). IBA Task Force: Justice Richard Goldstone (Chair) is the former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Chair Emeritus at the IBA Human Rights Institute. His Honour Professor Judge Eugene ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199589186

ISBN - 13:9780199589180

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction: Terrorism in International Law2. Counter-Terrorism in International Humanitarian Law3. Counter-Terrorism in International Human Rights Law4. Accountability5. Victims' Rights to a Remedy and Reparation6. Reform: Preventing Terrorism in Accordance with International Law7. Conclusion and RecommendationsAppendixBibliography