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Report on Terrorism and Human Rights, Inter-Am. C.H.R., OEA/Ser.L/V/II.116, Doc. 5 rev. 1 corr. (2002).


 

OEA/Ser.L/V/II.116
Doc. 5 rev. 1 corr.
22 October 2002
Original: English

REPORT ON TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Preface

Executive Summary

I. INTRODUCTION

A. Purpose and Context of the Report

B. Terrorism in the Context of International Law

C. Methodology

II. LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR COMMISSION’S ANALYSIS

A. The International Law Against Terrorism

B. International Human Rights Law

C. International Humanitarian Law

III. NORMS AND PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW APPLICABLE IN TERRORIST SITUATIONS

A. Right to Life

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. The Right to Life and Terrorism

B. Right to Personal Liberty and Security

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. Right to Personal Liberty and Security and Terrorism

C. Right to Humane Treatment

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. The Right to Humane Treatment and Terrorism

D. Rights to Due Process and to a Fair Trial

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. Rights to Due Process and to a Fair Trial and Terrorism

E. Right to Freedom of Expression

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. The Right to Freedom of Expression and Terrorism

F. The Obligation to Respect and Ensure, Non-Discrimination and the Right to Judicial Protection

1. International Human Rights Law

2. International Humanitarian Law

3. The Obligation to Respect and Ensure without Discrimination, the Right to Judicial Protection and Terrorism

G. Other Fundamental Rights

1. Rights to Freedom of Assembly, Association, and Conscience and Religion

2. Rights to Property and Privacy

3. Right to Participate in Government

H. Migrant Workers, Asylum-Seekers, Refugees and other Non-Nationals

1. Right to Personal Liberty and Security

2. Right to Humane Treatment

3. Right to Due Process and to a Fair Trial

4. Obligation to Respect and Ensure, Non-Discrimination and the Right to Judicial Protection

IV. RECOMMENDATIONS

ANNEX I - IACHR Resolution on Terrorism and Human Rights

ANNEX II - Table of OAS Member State Participation In Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Treaties

ANNEX III - Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism, adopted and opened for signature by OAS General Assembly Resolution AG/RES. 1840 (XXXII-O/02)

ANNEX IV - OAS General Assembly Resolution AG/RES. 1906 (XXXII-O/02), “Human Rights and Terrorism”



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