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Part V Non-Judicial Responses, 35 Strengthening Interstate Cooperation

Michèle Coninsx

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

Terrorism — Prosecution — National liberation movements
In the European Union (EU), the fight against terrorism remains mainly the responsibility of its Member States. At the judicial level, domestic authorities conduct criminal investigations and prosecutions, and trials take place before the national courts. When terrorist organizations undertake their criminal activities in different EU Member States, the limitations derived from the principles of sovereignty and territoriality hamper the judicial authorities from getting an overview of the criminal phenomena, and make it difficult to bring to court the suspects of...
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