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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 IV Judicial Responses, 26 The Role of Military Courts in a Counter-Terrorism Framework: Trends in International Human Rights Jurisprudence and Practice

Claudia Martin

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

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

Subject(s):
United Nations (UN) — European Commission on Human Rights — Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACommHR) — Right to fair trial — Armed conflict, international
The resurfacing of terrorism as an international security imperative after 11 September 2001 (9/11), and the ensuing measures implemented at the international and domestic levels to counteract the threats posed by this phenomenon, brought back to the centre of the debate practices that had been used previously in similar situations of violence and, in many instances, utterly rejected. One such measure is the use of military courts to try suspected terrorists, which many countries, such as Peru and Turkey, have at various times implemented extensively as part of...
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