Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism

Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism

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This landmark Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of all major areas of international counter-terrorism law and practice, both before and after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. The specially commissioned, original chapters assess how international law addresses terrorism from the perspectives of human rights, the law of armed conflict, the law on use of force, and international criminal law. With contributions from leading scholars and practitioners in the field, the book addresses the major controversies in the global legal response to terrorism, including the war on terror, drone strikes and targeted killings, torture and renditions, indefinite detention, military trials, UN Security Council measures and sanctions, judicial supervision, the issue of gender, and the role of Islam. Each chapter provides a succinct overview and critical commentary of the law. The law of regional organisations and selected national practice are also examined. International law scholars and practitioners, as well as government and United Nations legal advisers, will find this an invaluable reference on a complex area of legal more

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  • Hardback | 832 pages
  • 164 x 236 x 48mm | 1,339.98g
  • Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857938800
  • 9780857938800
  • 1,722,224

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`The 40 experts assembled by Ben Saul who are addressing the many-faceted legal issues connected to the ever-expanding meaning of "terrorism" are remarkable. Even after 50 years of scholarship on the subject, a book like this one is both relevant and useful.' -- Cherif Bassiouni, DePaul University, College of Law, USshow more

Table of contents

Contents: 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 Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings Samuel Witten 9. The Draft United Nations Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism 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 and Counter-Terrorism 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 Anti-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 on Drugs and Crime's Terrorism Prevention Branch Marta Requena 35. The United Nations Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Al-Qaida Sanctions Regime: Resolution 1267 and the 1267 Committee Lisa Ginsborg 36. A Critical Assessment of the United Nations 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 Legal Response 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

About Ben Saul

Edited by Ben Saul, Professor of International Law, University of Sydney, Australiashow more