How to Reconcile the Fight Against Terrorism with Human Rights: The Council of Europe Response

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 

 

At its 35th sitting on October 6, 2011, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a significant document concerning the problem of how to reconcile the fight against terrorism with human rights: Resolution 1840 (2011). Both the debate and the resolution were based on the Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights.[1]



                [1]               Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Human rights and the fight against terrorism, report, Doc. 12712, September 16, 2011.