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Counter-Terrorism - International Law and Practice edited by Salinas de Frías, Ana María; Samuel, Katja; White, Nigel D (1st January 2012)

Part III Counter-terrorism In Practice, 19 Treatment in Detention

Silvia Casale

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

Edited By: Ana María Salinas de Frías, Katja Samuel, Nigel D White

Subject(s):
Detention — Terrorism — European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) — Torture
This chapter focuses primarily on initial detention, the period starting from the first decision to take a person suspected of involvement in terrorism into custody, since it is at this very early stage that issues of security are perceived to be most urgent and the concomitant risk of ill treatment is highest. The treatment of detained persons after initial detention is discussed more briefly, with a focus only on those aspects of additional significance not already covered in the analysis of initial detention. This approach reflects the experience of preventive...
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