Globalization, terrorism, and human rights : the mouse that roared

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Tanner, Edwin (2012) Globalization, terrorism, and human rights : the mouse that roared. In: Globalization International Law and Human Rights. Addicott, Jeffrey F, Bhuiyan, Jahid Hossain and Chowdhury, Tareq M. R, eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., pp. 87-110.


Conducting the 'war on terrorism', and capturing, detaining and interrogating 'suspected terrorists', whether they are global, local, rural or urban, have become ends in themselves. This has resulted in serious violations of human rights for citizens, suspected terrorists, and the civilian populations of Afghanistan and Iraq. Many critics of these wars, and the 'war on terrorism' in general, have been asking how best to recast foreign policy so that the protection of human rights is regarded as central and indispensable.

Item type Book Section
ISBN 9780198074151
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
Historical > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Historical > SEO Classification > 9404 Justice and the Law
Keywords ResPubID24299, globalisation, foreign policy, terrorists, anti-terrorism, security, David Hicks, al-Qaeda, Taliban, IRA, Irish Republican Army, ICC, International Criminal Court, CIA, USA, United States, America, Australia, Guantanamo Bay, torture, UK, UN, United Nations, United Kingdom, Iraq, Afghanistan, George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden, John Howard, Tony Blair, Barack Obama
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