Leading jurists call for urgent steps to restore human rights in efforts to counter terrorism

An independent panel of eminent judges and lawyers presents alarming findings about the impact of counter-terrorism policies worldwide and calls for remedial action.

The Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, established by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), has based its report “Assessing Damage, Urging Action” on sixteen hearings covering more than forty countries in all regions of the world.

Leading Jurists Call for Urgent Steps to Restore Human Rights-Press release-2009 (full text, PDF)

Eminent Jurists Report-Uhomoibhi statement-2009

Report of the Eminent Jurists Panel on terrorism, counter terrorism-Eminent Jurists Panel on terrorism series-2009 (full text, PDF)

Report summary of the eminent jurists panel-Eminent Jurists Panel on terrorism series-2009 (full text, PDF)

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