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Part I Counter-terrorism and The Rule of Law Framework, 5 States’ Obligations under International Refugee Law and Counter-Terrorism Responses

Ana María Salinas de Frías

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

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

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 February 2024

Rule of law — Opinio juris — Terrorism — Torture — Non-refoulement
One of the recurring, significant themes of the current volume is the noticeable shift which has taken place since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 whereby states’ imperatives of security are prevailing over their equally important imperatives of democracy, often in a manner which operates outside the parameters of democracy or the rule of law.1 One significant consequence of this uneven balancing in favour of security2 has been the introduction of ill-conceived national immigration and refugee laws as an instrument of counter-terrorism responses. In terms of their...
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