Counter-terrorism and the Detention of Suspected Terrorists

Counter-terrorism and the Detention of Suspected Terrorists

Preventive Detention and International Human Rights Law

eBook - 2011
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In a regional, national and global response to terrorism, the emphasis necessarily lies on preventing the next terrorist act. Yet, with prevention comes prediction: the need to identify and detain those considered likely to engage in a terrorist act in the future. The detention of 'suspected terrorists' is intended, therefore, to thwart a potential terrorist act recognising that retrospective action is of no consequence given the severity of terrorist crime. Although preventative steps against those reasonably suspected to have an intention to commit a terrorist act is sound counter-terrorism.
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011
ISBN: 9781136741876
1136741879
020381925X
9780203819258
Characteristics: 1 online resource (233 p.)

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