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EU: counter-terrorism laws must comply with human rights obligations

Four years after the EU Directive on Combating Terrorism came into force, more effort is needed to ensure it is implemented in accordance with human rights law obligations, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the European Centre for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) and the European Network against […]

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Europe: A Short Guide on Terrorism Offences and Human Rights in the EU

Today, the ICJ published Terrorism offences and human rights in the EU: a short guide aimed at supporting civil society and others advocating for the human rights of people affected by terrorism and counter-terrorism Across Europe, national laws criminalise a wide range of conduct in the name of countering terrorism. In practice, these laws can […]

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