Terrorism and Human Rights

Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane A. Hofbauer, and Philipp Janig (eds.) Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights (Edward Elgar 2022)

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Ralph R. A. Janik

Sigmund Freud Private University; University of Vienna; Andrassy University Budapest; Webster University - Vienna Campus

Date Written: December 27, 2021

Abstract

This encyclopedia entry outlines the human rights-related aspects of counter terrorism, among them the right to life (including drone attacks), the prohibition of torture, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment, the right to freedom and security, due process rights, the right to privacy and family life, and the right to property.

Keywords: human rights, torture, inhuman treatment, inhumane treatment, degrading treatment, human rights law, international humanitarian law, terrorism, war on terror, due process, habeas corpus, fair trial, privacy, right to privacy, freedom and security, Kadi case, US Supreme Court, Guantanamo, ECJ,

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Janik, Ralph R. A., Terrorism and Human Rights (December 27, 2021). Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane A. Hofbauer, and Philipp Janig (eds.) Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights (Edward Elgar 2022), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=

Ralph R. A. Janik (Contact Author)

Sigmund Freud Private University

Freudplatz 3
Vienna, Vienna 1020
Austria

University of Vienna

Vienna, Vienna 1010
Austria

Andrassy University Budapest ( email )

Pollack Mihály tér 3
Budapest, 1088
Hungary

Webster University - Vienna Campus ( email )

Praterstraße 23
Vienna, 1020
Austria

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