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Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War Against Terrorism? - A British-Australian Perspective

Michaelsen, Christopher


This article examines the United Kingdom's Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2002 (Cth) from an international human rights law perspective. It argues that both pieces of legislation raise serious concerns in relation to international legal obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Both international treaties allow for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Terrorism and Political Violence
DOI: 10.1080/09546550590520636


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