EU Agrees to Amend Framework on Use of Internet for Terrorist Recruiting

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 
On April 18, 2008, the European Council agreed on a common approach on the amendment of the Framework Decision on combating terrorism proposed by the European Commission on November 6, 2008. The amendment makes public provocation to commit a terrorist offense, recruitment and training for terrorism punishable, also when committed through the Internet. The amendment is designed to take into consideration its effects on freedom of speech and general respect for human rights...[more]