Terrorism and Human Rights
Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane A. Hofbauer, and Philipp Janig (eds.) Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights (Edward Elgar 2022)
13 Pages Posted:
Date Written: December 27, 2021
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
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