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Human rights in the wake of terrorism

Charlesworth, Hilary

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[Introduction]:It's important to begin with the observation that terrorism, which I take to mean causing death or injury to civilians in order to intimidate a population, or to compel a government or international organisation to act in a particular way, is itself a massive violation of human rights. By definition terrorists target non-combatants to achieve political or ideological purposes and thus violate the rights to life and security of innocent people. I also want to note that terrorism...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41103
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/41103

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