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Release of Ottawa Principles on Anti-terrorism and Human Rights

In October, a colloquium on anti-terrorism and human rights released general principles on anti-terrorism and human rights, following a meeting convened in June at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.

Amnesty International releases annual report and new report on renditions

In its annual report, Amnesty International criticized the increase in human rights violations committed in the US-led war against terrorism. In another report, the organization analyzed Europe’s role in secret renditions of terrorist suspects by the United States.

Mary Robinson delivers lecture on the rule of law after 9/11

On 20 March, Mary Robinson, ICJ Commissioner and member of the Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights, delivered the annual JUSTICE international rule of law lecture in London, entitled “Five years on from 9/11- time to reassert the rule of law”.    

New ICJ memorandum on administrative detention and counter-terrorism

The ICJ released a memorandum on the international legal framework concerning administrative detention and counter-terrorism.