By Ben Saul

International anti-terrorism measures existed long before September 11, 2001, but have increased markedly since then. A myriad of norms in different branches of law are now deployed to confront transnational and domestic terrorism. There is also a proliferating body of 'soft law' addressing terrorism, stemming from United Nations organs, specialized international bodies, and regional organizations. It is timely to draw together these diverse legal developments over time into a single reference work. Bringing the original documents together provides for ease of reference and enables scholars, practitioners, and students to more easily compare and contrast various sources. This book's coverage of terrorism is comprehensive (thematically, organizationally, geographically, and temporally) and is open to a balance of sources (hard and soft), but is judicious in its selection and prioritization of the most significant and representative documents in a field where there are many repetitive or insubstantial documents. Importantly, the book looks beyond the traditional trans-Atlantic bias towards European, British, and American sources in this area to include materials from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Taken as a whole, the book aids in providing evidence for the emerging field of international anti-terrorism law. (Series: Documents in International Law)

1620 pages

Publication Date: 2/1/2012
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781841139869