Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism

Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism

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This Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to examine the prolific body of international laws governing terrorism. It exhaustively covers the global response to terrorism in transnational criminal law, the international law on the use of force, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, the law of State responsibility, the United Nations Security Council, General Assembly, UN specialised bodies, and regional organisations. It also addresses special legal issues in dealing with terrorism such as gender, religion, victims of terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and customary more

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  • Hardback | 848 pages
  • 164 x 236 x 48mm | 1,339.98g
  • Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857938800
  • 9780857938800
  • 1,600,698

Table of contents

Contents: Foreword Georges Abi-Saab Preface Ben Saul PART I: NORMATIVE FRAMEWORKS 1. The Definition(s) of Terrorism in International Law Marcello Di Filippo 2. Terrorism and Customary International Law Kai Ambos and Anina Timmermann 3. Terrorism and the International Law of State Responsibility Kimberley Trapp 4. Aviation and International Terrorism Juliet Atwell 5. Maritime Terrorism in International Law Efthymios Papastavridis 6. Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Terrorism in International Law David Fidler 7. The International Law on Terrorist Financing Ilias Bantekas 8. The International Law on Terrorist Bombings Samuel Witten 9. The Draft United Nations Comprehensive International Terrorism Convention Amrith Rohan Perera 10. Gender, Counter-Terrorism and International Law Jayne Huckerby 11. Islam, Terrorism, and International Law Javaid Rehman PART II: TERRORISM AND CONFLICT 12. Terrorism and the International Law on the Use of Force Michael Wood 13. Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law Ben Saul 14. Terrorism and the International Law of Occupation David Kretzmer 15. Terrorism and Targeted Killings in International Law Emily Crawford 16. Terrorism and Military Trials Detlev Vagts 17. Terrorism, War Crimes and the International Criminal Court Roberta Arnold 18. Terrorism and Self-Determination Elizabeth Chadwick 19. Humanitarian Action, Development, and Terrorism Andrej Zwitter PART III: TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS 20. International Human Rights Law and Terrorism: An Overview Helen Duffy 21. Extraordinary Rendition, Counter-Terrorism, and International Law Silvia Borelli 22. Torture, Counter-Terrorism, and International Law Ben Saul and Mary Flanagan 23. Counter-Terrorism Detention and International Human Rights Law Fiona de Londras 24. Terrorism Prosecutions and the Right to a Fair Trial Clive Walker 25. Terrorism and Freedom of Expression in International Law Yael Ronen 26. Terrorism, Surveillance and Privacy Simon Chesterman 27. Terrorism and International Refugee Law Geoff Gilbert 28. Terrorism and Migration Law Elspeth Guild 29. Special Measures: Terrorism and Control Orders Andrew Lynch 30. Judicial Supervision of Counter-Terrorism Laws in Comparative Democracies Craig Forcese 31. Victims' Redress Amidst Terrorism's Changing Tactics and Strategies Ilaria Bottigliero and Lyal S Sunga PART IV: TERRORISM AND THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM 32. The United Nations General Assembly and Terrorism Jane Boulden 33. The Role of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre Marc Porret 34. The Role of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime's Terrorism Prevention Branch Marta Requena Huertas 35. The United Nations Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Sanctions Regime: Resolution 1267 and the 1267 Committee Lisa Ginsborg 36. A Critical Assessment of the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1373 Luis Miguel Hinojosa Martinez 37. The United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Prosecuting Terrorism Guenael Mettraux 38. Challenges in United Nations Counter-Terrorism Coordination James Cockayne PART V: TERRORISM AND REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS 39. The Legal Response to Terrorism of the European Union and Council of Europe Cian Murphy 40. The Role of the Organisation of American States in Combating Terrorism Mirko Sossai 41. The Legal Response to Terrorism of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Katja Samuel 42. Counter-Terrorism and Pan-Africanism: From Non-action to Non-indifference Martin A. Ewi and Anton Du Plessis 43. Regional Legal Responses to Terrorism in Asia and the Pacific Rohan Gunaratna and Gloria Cheung Indexshow more