Sanctions Against Non-State Actors for Violations of International Law
13 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2014
Date Written: 2002
This essay addresses the availability of sanctions against non-state actors for violations of international law, including criminal and civil sanctions. Non-state actor liability under treaty-based and customary international law is also documented in part, including duties of companies and corporations. There is also attention to the U.S. Antiterrorism Act, the ATCA (or ATS), and the TVPA as relevant statutory bases for sanctions.
Keywords: aircraft, Antiterrorism Act, ATCA, bin Laden, civil, complicity, corporation, crime against humanity, criminal, human right, ICCPR, lawsuit, liability, non-state, private actor, sanction, terrorism, terrorist, TVPA, universal
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