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Human rights body criticizes anti-terror law in Morocco

After considering Morocco’s report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee criticized the Moroccan Government’s May 2003 counterterrorism legislation including: its broad definition of terrorist acts, according to which any “grave assault by means of violence” could constitute a terrorist act; the de facto retroactive application of the […]

ICJ Review no. 13 (December 1974)

Mr. Seán MacBride, who was editor of this review and Secretary-General of the ICJ from 1963 to 1970, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace on October 8, 1974. “in recognition of his efforts of several years duration in order to develop and protect human rights throughout the world”. (more…)

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