The Link between Human Rights and Terrorism and Its Implications for the Law of State Responsibility

14 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2014

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Jordan J. Paust

University of Houston Law Center

Date Written: June 5, 2014

Abstract

This essay identifies certain links between human rights and terrorism as well as state responsibilities to effectuate human rights and to not support terrorism in any form. Terrorism used as a tactic to instill terror can have obvious consequences in terms of the realization of human rights, self-determination, and peace.

Keywords: authority, denial of justice, human right, link, peace, politicide, sanctions, self-determination, state responsibility, terrorism, U.N. Charter, Universal Declaration

Suggested Citation

Paust, Jordan J., The Link between Human Rights and Terrorism and Its Implications for the Law of State Responsibility (June 5, 2014). 11 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 41 (1987), U of Houston Law Center No. 2014-A-17, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2446566

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