European Parliament study: Current challenges regarding respect of human rights in the fight against terrorism


European Parliament study: Current challenges regarding respect of human rights in the fight against terrorism (pdf):

"Much of the legacy of the past eight years’ counter-terrorism practices remains in place, including the Guantanamo Bay detention centre. Investigations in EU Member States into allegations of complicity in renditions and secret detentions have been hampered in particular by claims of state secrecy and there has been little progress concerning providing reparations to the victims of rendition, or bringing to justice responsible officials, in either Europe or the United States. Regarding the recent impetus for EU-US co-operation, it is essential that co-operative counter-terrorism measures uphold EU standards of human rights and the rule of law."

 

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