Tag results for 'Terrorism'

Task Force on International Terrorism

The IBAHRI convened a Task Force, comprising world-famous jurists, in order to analyse the considerable developments in international law and practice.The events of 9/11 set governments and international law-making bodies a number of complex and novel legal challenges in terms of responding to global terrorism whilst protecting people’s fundamental rights and freedoms.

David Anderson QC, UK's Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation - webcast

With access to state secrets but working independent of government, David Anderson scrutinises the UK’s counter-terrorism laws and helps inform the public debate on surveillance and civil liberties. Interviewed for the IBA by the BBC’s Sally Bundock, he unpicks the controversial new Investigatory Powers Act and considers the future of intelligence and data sharing.