Annual reports


Reports to the Human Rights Council


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A/HRC/37/52

HRC report on the human rights challenge of states of emergency in the context of countering terrorism - Fionnuala Ní Aoláin - (2018)
I. Concept and legal basis for emergency powers while countering terrorism
A.International Law
B.Domestic Law

II.Declaration of emergency and the problem of de facto emergencies
A.International law obligations and declaration
B.International oversight of declaration of emergency
C.State obligations when declaring emergencies
D.Hidden, de facto and complex emergencies

III. Human rights protection measures that must be taken in states of emergency  
A.Which rights cannot be limited or suspended?
B.Balance, necessity and proportionality in limiting rights while countering terrorism
C.Domestic and international oversight of emergency powers

IV.Ending emergencies

V.Prohibition of permanent and complex emergency powers

VI.Post-9/11 Practices
A.Declarations of war and states of emergency
B. Extra-territorial use of emergency powers

VII.Conclusions and Recommendations

E

A/HRC/34/61

HRC report on Recent developments and thematic updates - Ben Emmerson - (2017)
- Victims of terrorism
- Al-Qaida and Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant sanctions regime
- Accountability of public officials for gross or systematic human rights violations committed in the course of State-sanctioned counter-terrorism initiatives
- Use of remotely piloted aircraft in extraterritorial lethal counter-terrorism operations
- Mass digital surveillance for counter-terrorism purposes
- International response to human rights violations committed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
- Reform of the United Nations institutional architecture for addressing issues related to human rights and counter-terrorism

E F R S C A

A/HRC/31/65

HRC report on Preventing and countering violent extremism a human rights assessment - Ben Emmerson - (2016)

E F R S C A

A/HRC/29/51

HRC report on Human rights in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - Ben Emmerson - (2015)

E F R S C A

A/HRC/25/59

HRC report on Civilian impact of remotely piloted aircraft - Ben Emmerson - (2014)

E S A

A/HRC/22/52

HRC report on Framework Principles for securing the accountability of public officials for gross or systematic human rights violations committed in the course of States-sanctioned counter-terrorism initiatives - Ben Emmerson - (2013)

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A/HRC/20/14

HRC report on State obligations corresponding to the human rights of victims of terrorism - Ben Emmerson - (2012)

EC

A/HRC/16/51

HRC report on Ten areas of best practice in countering terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2010)
- Consistency of counter-terrorism law with human rights, humanitarian law and refugee law
- Consistency of counter-terrorism practice with human rights, humanitarian law and refugee law
- Normal operation and regular review of counter-terrorism law and practice
- Effective remedies for violations of human rights
- Victims of terrorism
- Definition of terrorism
- Offense of incitement to terrorism
- Listing of terrorist entities
- Arrest and interrogation of terrorism suspects

EFRSCA

A/HRC/16/51/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin - Communications to and from Governments

EFS

A/HRC/14/46

HRC report on Compilation of good practices on legal and institutional frameworks for intelligence services and their oversight - Martin Scheinin - (2010)

EFRSCA

A/HRC/13/37

HRC report on The right to privacy - Martin Scheinin - (2009)

EFSRAC

A/HRC/13/37/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin - Addendum - Communications to and from Governments

EFS

A/HRC/10/3

HRC report on The role of intelligence agencies and their oversight in the fight against terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2009)

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A/HRC/10/3/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin -Communications to and from Governments

EFS

A/HRC/6/17

HRC report on Economic, social and cultural rights in the context of countering terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2007)

EFRSAC

A/HRC/6/17/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin - Communications to and from Governments

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A/HRC/4/26

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism (Mr. Martin Scheinin) 

EFS A C R

A/HRC/4/26/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin - Communications to and from Governments

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E/CN.4/2006/98

Commission on Human Rights report on Reflections on the issue of defining “terrorism” - Martin Scheinin - (2005

EFRSAC

E/CN.4/2006/98/Add.1

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin - Communications with Governments

EF


Reports to the General Assembly


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A/73/45453

Annual report of the Special Rapporteur, Fionnuala Ní Aoláinon, to be presented at the 73rd session of the General Assembly

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(Advance Unedited Version)

A/72/495

First GA report on preliminary outline of areas of interest to the newly appointed Special Rapporteur - Fionnuala Ní Aoláin - 2017
- Normalization of exceptional national security powers
- Clarity on the interplay of legal regimes in the counter-terrorism sphere
- Mainstreaming gender in the discharge of the mandate
- Protecting and promoting civic space and civil society while countering terrorism

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A/71/384

GA report on Impact of counter-terrorism measures on the human rights of migrants and refugees - Ben Emmerson - (2016)

E F S A C R

A/70/371

GA Report on Impact of counter-terrorism measures on civil society - Ben Emmerson - (2015)

EFSACR

A/69/397

GA report on Counter terrorism and mass digital surveillance - Ben Emmerson - (2014)

EFSACR

A/68/389

GA report on the use of remotely piloted aircraft in counter-terrorism operations - Ben Emmerson - (2013)

EFSACR

A/67/396

Evaluation of the impact of the Office of the Ombudsperson on the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida sanctions regime, and its compatibility with international human rights norms - Ben Emmerson - (2012)

EFSACR

A/66/310

GA report on Preliminary outline of areas of interest to the present Special Rapporteur - Ben Emmerson - (2011)

EFSACR

A/65/258

GA report on Compliance by the United Nations with international human rights law while countering terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2010)

EFSACR

A/64/211

GA report on a gender perspective on countering terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2009)

EFSACR

A/63/223

GA report on Right to a fair trial in the fight against terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2008)

E F S R A C

A/62/263

GA report on Challenges to refugee protection posed by counter-terrorism measures - Martin Scheinin - (2007)

EFSRCA

A/61/267

GA report on Freedom of association and peaceful assembly and counter-terrorism - Martin Scheinin - (2006)

EFRSAC

A/60/370

GA report on Conceptual framework - Martin Scheinin - (2005)

EFRSAC