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Part B Crimes, 6 Terrorism

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

Neil Boister

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 October 2020

Subject(s):
Hostage taking — Terrorism, financing — UNCLOS (UN Convention on the Law of the Sea) — Maritime boundaries
In keeping with the general thrust of this book, the focus of this chapter is on terrorism as a criminal matter subject to conventional law enforcement, rather than on terrorism as an armed attack calling for a military response. It first examines the suppression of terrorist activities in different sectors through the criminalization of aviation offences, hostage-taking, attacks on UN personnel, nuclear terrorism, maritime security crimes and offences, terrorist bombing and terrorist financing. The chapter discusses the unusual and precedent-setting...
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