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Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights

2023

Position paper of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism on the UN Countering Terrorist Travel (‘CT Travel’) Programme and the goTravel Software Solution
30 October 2023

Position Paper of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism on the Rights of Children in Contexts affected by Counter-Terrorism

Position paper of the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the International Human Rights Law Considerations for Counter-Terrorism Financing Regulation of Crowdfunding, Virtual Assets and New Payment Technologies

Position paper of the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on COVID-19, Counter-Terrorism and Emergency Law

Position paper of the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the Use of Armed Drones in Counter-Terrorism Context

Position paper of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the Global Regulation of the Counter-Terrorism Spyware Technology Trade

Return and Repatriation of Foreign Fighters and their families

2022

Position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the human rights and rule of law implications of countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) measures implemented pursuant to international CFT norms and standards.

2021

Joint input to the Secretary General’s Report on operative paragraph 36 of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Review on the rise of terrorist attacks on the basis of xenophobia, racism, and other forms of intolerance, or in the name of religion or belief”
17 December 2021

Submission of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin to the Independent Review Group to Examine the Offences Against the State Acts in Ireland

Position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the human rights and rule of law implications of the United Nations Security Council counter-terrorism sanctions regimes

2021 End of year Summary

Position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the use of “battlefield” or military produced evidence in the context of investigations or trials involving terrorism offences

Position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism on the human rights of adolescents/juveniles being detained in North-East Syria

Input to the Facebook Oversight Board on Community and Community Standard on Dangerous Individuals and Organizations

2020

COVID-19 State of emergency tracker
31 March 2020

COVID-19: Misuse of emergency, security and counter-terrorism powers

Inputs for UNOCT on implementation of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, November 2020 

Use of Biometric Data to Identify Terrorists: Best Practice or Risky Business?
Summary / Full report / French Summary / Arabic Summary

Draft Human Rights Principles Applicable to Watchlisting

Inputs for UNOCT-UNODC Joint Report on "Addressing the nexus between terrorism and transnational organized crime", May 2020

States of Emergency and Human Rights in the Context of COVID-19

The Impact of “Soft Law” and Informal Standard-Setting in the Area of Counter-Terrorism on Civil Society and Civic Space

Extra-territorial jurisdiction of States over children and their guardians in camps, prisons, or elsewhere in the northern Syrian Arab Republic

Comments of the Special Rapporteur on the draft report Advisory Committee on the negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights

2019

Detailed comments of the Special Rapporteur on the draft report Advisory Committee on the negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights

Input of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism  on the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism on the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, December 2019

Briefer on proliferation and use of soft law in the counter-terrorism arena
October 2019

Briefer on closing of civil society space and measures to counter terrorism and violent extremism
March 2019

2018

Report of the Secretary-General on Assessing the impact and progress of implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy by the United Nations system

The Death Penalty, Extended Detention, Fair Trial and Foreign Fighters

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