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Part IV Judicial Responses, 32 Terrorism and Counter-Terrorist Responses

Rod Rastan

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: 28 February 2024

Judicial assistance — Terrorism — Individual criminal responsibility — War crimes — Genocide — Prosecutors — Jurisdiction
This chapter will examine the role of international courts and tribunals in enforcing individual criminal responsibility for terrorist acts by non-state actors as well as for governmental counter-terrorist responses where rule of law principles have been violated. International criminal courts typically deal with war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. Nonetheless, terrorist acts and government responses to them may fall within the scope of international jurisdiction, where the relevant contextual parameters are satisfied. As will be seen, the existing...
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