Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

DHILLON, Sital and MAMA-RUDD, Adam (2016). Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism. Research Process, International Journal of Social Research Foundation, 4 (2), 1-13.

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The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the relationship between counter-terrorism and protecting human rights. These observations are based on the lead author's experiences of working in numerous countries as a human rights specialist and former British Diplomat. These countries included Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, various parts of Africa and the Far East. The paper includes a discussion around defining human rights and terrorism, the challenges and implications that terrorism poses to the state as well as highlighting key legislation to outline the crucial balance between rights and counter-terrorism powers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Rights, Terrorism, United States, United Nations, Victims of Terrorism
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Law Research Group
Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities > Department of Law and Criminology
Page Range: 1-13
Depositing User: Adam Mama-Rudd
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 12:46
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 07:44

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