Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
This section recommends advanced readings for students interested in exploring the topic(s) of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module.
- Weinberg, Leonard, Ami Pedahzur and Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler (2014). " The Challenges of Conceptualizing Terrorism." Terrorism and Political Violence, vol. 16, issue 4, pp. 777-794.
- Ramsay, Gilbert (2015). " Why terrorism can, but should not be defined." Critical Studies on Terrorism, vol. 8, issue 2, pp. 211-228.
- Schmid, Alex P. (2004). " Frameworks for Conceptualising Terrorism." Terrorism and Political Violence, vol. 16, issue 2, pp. 197-221.
- Saul, Ben (2006). Defining Terrorism in International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Wilson, Heather A. (1988). International Law and the Use of Force by National Liberation Movements. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Saul, Ben (2011). " Legislating from A Radical Hague: The UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon Invents an International Crime of Transnational Terrorism." Leiden Journal of International Law, vol. 24, issue 3, pp. 677-700.
- Ventura, Manuel J. (2011). " Terrorism According to the STL's Interlocutory Decision on the Applicable Law: A Defining Moment or a Moment of Defining." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol.9, issue 5, pp. 1021-1042.
- Cassese, Antonio (2006). " The Multifaceted Criminal Notion of Terrorism in International Law." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 4, issue 5, pp. 933-958.
- Lumina, Cephas (2007). " Counter-Terrorism Legislation and the Protection of Human Rights: A Survey of Selected International Practice." African Human Rights Law Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 35-67.
- Xinrui, Pan (2015). " Collation and Thoughts of Perfection About Laws of Anti-Terrorism: From the Ninth Amendment to the Anti-Terrorism Law (Draft)." China Legal Science, vol. 3, issue 6, pp. 101-122.
- Dewulf, Steven (2014). " Human Rights in the Criminal Code: A Critique of the Curious Implementation of the EU and Council of Europe Instruments on Combating and Preventing Terrorism in Belgian Criminal Legislation." European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, vol. 22, issue 1, pp. 33-57.
- Juwana, Hikmahanto (2014). " Anti-Terrorism Efforts in Indonesia." Indonesian Journal of International Law, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 151-176.
- Mayali, Laurent, and John Yoo (2016). " A Comparative Examination of Counter-Terrorism Law and Policy." Journal of Korean Law, vol. 16, p. 93-146.
- Nawawie, A. Hasyim (2016). " Criminal Law Review of Islamic on 6-19 Article Law Number 15-2003 Crime on Combating Terrorism." Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, vol. 51, p.77.
- Kassa, Wondwossen Demissie (2014). " The Scope of Definition of a Terrorist Act under Ethiopian Law: Appraisal of Its Compatibility with Regional and International Counterterrorism Instruments." Mizan Law Review, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 371-405
- Mylonaki, Emmanouela (2015). " An Overview of the Western African Response to the International Counter-Terrorism Legal Framework." Pecs Journal of International and European Law, 2015/II, pp. 18-27.
Criminal justice approach
- Boas, Gideon and Pascale Chifflet (2017). International Criminal Justice: Principles of International Law Series. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
- Cassese, Antonio (2009). The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Nuotio, Kimmo (2006). " Terrorism as a Catalyst for the Emergence, Harmonization and Reform of Criminal Law." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 4, issue 5, pp. 998-1016.
- Mhango, Mtendeweka O. (2013). "Taking Human Rights Higher in the Fight against Terrorism in South Africa." M ichigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, vol. 19, issue 1, p. 105.
- Satish, Mrinal, and Aparna Chandra (2009). " Of Maternal State and Minimalist Judiciary: The Indian Supreme Court's Approach to Terror-Related Adjudication ." National Law School India Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 51-88.
- Roach, Kent (2014). " Be Careful What You Wish for - Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada." Queen's Law Journal, vol. 40, issue 1, pp. 99-140.
- Ramraj, Victor V., Michael Hor, Kent Roach, and George Williams eds. (2012). Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy, 2 nd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Langer, Máximo (2015). " Universal Jurisdiction is Not Disappearing: The Shift from 'Global Enforcer' to 'No Safe Haven' Universal Jurisdiction." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 245-256.
- Van der Wilt, Harmen (2011). " Universal Jurisdiction under Attack: An Assessment of African Misgivings towards International Criminal Justice as Administered by Western States." Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 9, issue 5, pp. 1043-1066.
- Langer, Máximo (2011). " Diplomacy of Universal Jurisdiction: The Political Branches and the Transnational Prosecution of International Crimes." American Journal of International Law, vol. 105, no. 1, pp. 1-49.
- Abu Odeh, Lama (2007). " A Radical Rejection of Universal Jurisdiction." Yale Law Journal, vol. 116.
Treaty-based crimes of terrorism
- Dubin, Martin D. (1993). " Great Britain and the anti-terrorist conventions of 1937." Terrorism and Political Violence, vol. 5, issue 1, pp. 1-29.
- Halberstam, Malvina (2003). " The Evolution of the United Nations Position on Terrorism: From Exempting National Liberation Movements to Criminalizing Terrorism Wherever and by Whomever Committed." Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 41, pp. 573-584.
- Bassiouni, M. Cherif (2001). International Terrorism: Multilateral Conventions 1937-2001. New York: Transnational Publishers.
- Saul, Ben, ed. (2014). Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, chs 4-9
- Abeyratne, R. (2011). " The Beijing Convention of 2010 on the suppression of unlawful acts relating to the international civil aviation - an interpretative study." Journal of Transportation Security, vol. 4, issue 2, pp. 131-143.
- Constantinople, G.R. (1986). " Towards a New Definition of Piracy; The Achille Lauro Incident." Virginia Journal of International Law, vol. 26, pp. 723-754.
- Saul, Ben (2006). " Defending Terrorism: Justifications and Excuses for Terrorism in International Criminal Law." Australian Year Book of International Law, vol. 25, pp. 177-226.
- White, Nigel D. (2013). " Preventive Counter-Terrorism and International Law." Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 18, issue 2, pp. 181-192.
- Bassiouni, M. Cherif (2002). International Terrorism: A Compilation of U.N. Documents (1972-2001). New York: Transnational Publishers.
- Bassiouni, M. Cherif (2001). International Terrorism: Multilateral Conventions (1937-2001) . New York: Transnational Publishers.
- Cassese, Antonio (1989). Terrorism, Politics and Law: The Achille Lauro Affair. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
- Nanda, Ved P. (1979). "Progress Report on the United Nations' Attempt to Draft an International Convention against the Taking of Hostages." Ohio Northern University Law Review, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 89-108.
- Rosenstock, Robert (1980). " International Convention against the Taking of Hostages: Another International Community Step Against Terrorism." Journal of International Law and Policy, vol. 9, issue 2, pp. 169- 195.
- Hmoud, Mahmoud (2006). " Negotiating the Draft Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism: Major Bones of Contention." Journal of Intern al Criminal Justice, vol. 4, issue 5, pp.1031-1043.
- Chadwick, Elizabeth (2011). Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era. New York: Routledge.
- Plachta, Michael (2001). " The Lockerbie Case: The Role of the Security Council in Enforcing the Principle Aut Dedere Aut Judicare." European Journal of International Law, vol. 12, pp. 125-140.
- Aust, Anthony (2000). " Lockerbie: The Other Case." International and Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 49, issue 2, pp. 278-296.
- Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Background Paper on Extradition and Human Rights in the Context of Counter-Terrorism . 20 March 2007. ODIHR.GAL/22/07.
Core international crimes
- Office of the Prosecutor (2015). " Statement of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, on the alleged crimes committed by ISIS." 8 April.
- Council of Europe, Council of Europe's Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (2017). " Prosecuting and punishing the crimes against humanity or even possible genocide committed by Daesh." Pieter Omtzigt. 25 April. AS/Jur (2017).
- International Criminal Court. Preliminary examination: Alleged crimes against humanity or war crimes committed in the Niger Delta, the Middle-Belt States and in the context of armed conflict between Boko Haram and Nigerian security forces in Nigeria . » Details a number of useful sources.
- Di Filippo, Marcello (2008). " Terrorist Crimes and International Co-operation: Critical Remarks on the Definition and Inclusion of Terrorism in the Category of International Crimes." The European Journal of International Law, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 533-570.
- United Nations, Human Right Council, Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (2016). "They Came to Destroy": ISIS Crimes against the Yazidis . 15 June. A/HRC/32/CRP.2.
- United Nations, Security Council (2016). Report of the Secretary-General on the Threat Posed by ISIL (Da'esh) to International Peace and Security and the Range of United Nations Efforts in Support of Member States in Countering the Threat . 31 May. S/2016/501.
- Scharf, Michael P. (2016). " How the War against ISIS Changed International Law." Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, vol. 48, p. 52.
International courts and tribunals
- Cohen, Aviv (2012). " Prosecuting Terrorists at the International Criminal Court: Reevaluating an Unused Legal Tool to Combat Terrorism." Michigan State International Law Review, vol. 20, issue 2, pp. 219-257.
- Akande, Dapo (2017). " The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression." EJIL:Talk!, 15 December.
- Kumar, S.Y. Surendra (2008). " Suicide Terrorism and International Criminal Court." ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, vol. 8, pp. 194-206.
- Galingging, Ridarson (2010). " Prosecuting Acts of Terrorism as Crimes against Humanity under the ICC Treaty." Indonesian Journal of International Law, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 746-774.
- Paraschiv, Gavril (2013). " The Necessity of Terrorism Inclusion in the Category of International Crimes Stricto Sensu." AGORA International Journal of Juridical Sciences, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 155-159.
- Brennan, Anna Marie (2013-2014). " Holding Members of Transnational Terrorist Groups Accountable under Article 25 of the Rome Statute: Effectiveness, Legitimacy and Impact." Spanish Yearbook of International Law, vol. 18, pp. 115-140.
- Schabas, William A. (2004). " Is Terrorism a Crime against Humanity?" Journal of International Peacekeeping, vol. 8, issue 1, pp. 255-261.
- Martinez, Lucy (2002). " Prosecuting Terrorists at the International Criminal Court: Possibilities and Problems." Rutgers Law Journal, vol. 34, issue 1, pp. 1-62.
- Sayapin, Sergey V. (2006). " The Spread of Terror among the Civilian Population - a war crime?" Asia-Pacific Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, vol. 2, pp. 196-225.
- Rastan, Rod, and Olympia Bekou (2012). Terrorism and Counter-Terrorist Responses: The Role of International Criminal Jurisdiction. In Ana-Maria Salinas de Friás, Katja L. H. Samuel, and Nigel D. White, eds. Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Clarke, Kamari M., Abel S. Knottnerus and Eefje de Volder, eds. (2016). Africa and the ICC: Perceptions of Justice. New York: Cambridge University Press.