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Introduction

From: Human Rights in Times of Conflict and Terrorism

Louise Doswald-Beck

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 February 2024

The material in this book is intended to give a clear understanding of contemporary international human rights law as it applies to, and has been interpreted in, situations of armed conflict and counter-terrorism measures. For this purpose the rights most commonly affected have been selected. A general interpretation of each right is included as this is essential before addressing how this then applies to particular situations. The book concentrates on interpretations by the main treaty bodies of the United Nations system, as well as the European, Inter-American,...
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