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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, 30 The Role and Legal Framework of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Securing Justice for Victims

Christina M Cerna

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

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

Subject(s):
Terrorism — International criminal law, victims — Freedom of expression — Right to privacy
As is documented and examined in detail in the current collection, the rule of law challenges posed by terrorism and counter-terrorism are as numerous as they are diverse. In responding to them, international organizations and institutions have pivotal roles to play, not least in the interpretation and development of key legal principles, and in securing justice for the victims of rule of law violations which occur under the auspices of national security imperatives. This includes the work of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), whose normative...
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