Since then, the international community has resolutely and swiftly taken action and adopted measures to condemn terrorism. Indeed the ‘War on Terror’ has led to a range of counter-terrorism measures across the globe, which include the introduction of anti-terrorism laws; changes in reporting requirements for civil society organizations; and the increasing use of new border security technologies.3 Many countries around the world have enacted specific anti-terrorism legislation in the face of such threats and attacks. Such laws have now become a permanent feature in the legislative policy of most states. Although initially these legislations, were intended to be temporary with provisions to amend it or renew it within a specific timeframe, inevitably anti-terrorism laws has now become a permanent feature of ...
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...m in Xinjiang” by Graham Fuller and Jonathan Lipman, in the book Xinjiang: China’s Muslim Borderland (ME Sharpe, 2004) written by S. Frederick Starr.
11. Human Rights Watch Briefing Paper for the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights March 25, 2003
12. Martin Scheinin. “Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism. Addendum: Mission to the United States,” A/HRC/6/17/Add.3, para. 6, 22 (21 November 2007).
13. No disclosure of the legal criteria governing the lethal targeting operations.
14. Martin Scheinin, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, A/HRC/10/3, para. 51 (4 February 2009).
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