UN Special Rapporteur Releases His Report on the Impact of Counter-terrorism Policy on Human Rights and Civil Society

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Author: 

Michael Plachta

Date Published: 

Friday, April 1, 2016

Volume: 

32

Issue: 

4

Subject Areas: 

Civil Rights Organizations
Comparative and International Law
Counter-terrorism
Crimes against Humanity
Human Rights
United Nations

Abstract: 

On October 26, 2015, the United Nations’ special rapporteur for human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson QC, a senior British lawyer, has released his fifth annual report on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms with regards to countering terrorism.