U.N. Special Rapporteur’s Report on Protecting Human Rights while Countering Terrorism

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Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Author: 
Anne Kelsey
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
1
12
Abstract: 
On October 31, 2007, Mr. Martin Scheinin, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism spoke at the American Society of International Law (ASIL) on his visit to the U.S. in May 2007 and his assessment of U.S. law and practice in the fight against terrorism. Scheinin presented his report to the U.N. General Assembly in New York on October 29, 2007. Dr. Kenneth Anderson, a Professor at American University Washington College of Law provided commentary and gave a critical assessment of Sheinin’s report...[more]