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This week’s research guide Terrorism
The present-day legal framework for the prevention and combatting of terrorism started in the 1960’s with the adoption of the 1963 Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed On Board Aircraft. This framework now consists of various multilateral treaties relating to specific categories of terrorist acts as well as several regional conventions on international terrorism in generalCheck our Research Guide on Terrorism
Bolivia’s Centenarian Maritime Claim before the International Court of Justice
Despite losing its maritime coast, the so-called Littoral Department, after the War of the Pacific, Bolivia has historically maintained, as a state policy, a maritime claim to Chile. The claim asks for sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean and its maritime space. The Political Constitution of 2009 established that Bolivia declares its right to access to the sea, and that its objective is to solve the problem peacefully. Therefore, on 24 April 2013, Bolivia instituted proceedings against Chile before the International Court of Justice. A guest blog by Elizabeth Santalla Vargas.Read blog
- Hanhimäki, J.M., and B. Blumenau (eds.), An International History of Terrorism: Western and Non-Western Experiences, London, Routledge, 2013.
- Samuel, K.L.H., and N.D. White (eds.), Counter-Terrorism and International Law, Farnham, Ashgate, 2012.
- Murphy, C.C., EU Counter-Terrorism Law: Pre-Emption and the Rule of Law, Oxford, Hart, 2012.
- Monshipouri, M., Terrorism, Security, and Human Rights: Harnessing the Rule of Law, Boulder, CO, Rienner, 2012.
- Hillebrand, C., Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Union : Maintaining Democratic Legitimacy after 9/11, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Proulx, V.-J., Transnational Terrorism and State Accountability : A New Theory of Prevention, Oxford, Hart, 2012.