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Guidelines adopted by Council of Europe experts

The Council of Europe Steering Committee on Human Rights adopted Council of Europe Guidelines on Aid to and Protection of Victims of Terrorism at its 59th meeting in Strasbourg from 22 to 27 November 2004. The Guidelines encourage states to provide support to victims of terrorism, particularly through emergency and continuing assistance, through effective access […]

Council of Europe: Experts Start Drafting Guidelines for Terrorism Victims

Experts from the Council of Europe have started drafting “Guidelines on aid for victims of terrorist acts and protection of their fundamental rights”. These will follow the Guidelines on Human Rights and the Fight Against Terrorism adopted by the Committee of Ministers in 2002. The expert group will meet again in October and will submit […]

Civil Society Invited to Comment on Victims of Terrorism Guidelines

Civil society will be invited by the Council of Europe to help shape guidelines on protecting victims of terrorism as part of the Council’s Guidelines on Human Rights and the Fight against Terrorism. An Expert Committee aims to adopt the guidelines by November and then open them up for comment by civil society.