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Title: Kuwait and Bahrain’s Anti-terrorism Laws in Comparative and International Perspective
Authors: Alzubairi, Fatemah
Advisor: Roach, Kent
Department: Law
Keywords: Anti-terrorism
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2011
Abstract: Counter terrorism is one of the contemporary issues that concerns both the international community and Arab states. A problematic issue in this regard is the lack of a definition, which allows states to criminalize “terrorism” based on the best interest of each individual state. This thesis examines the laws that deal with terrorism in Kuwait, which rely on Kuwait’s broad national security laws. Problems with these laws include the lack of the rule of law and violation of human rights. This thesis highlights Bahrain’s experience with counter terrorism and the human right violation during the February 2011 revolution. The thesis emphasises the importance of having an appropriate definition that coincides with the rule of law and human rights, by adhering to the international guidance provided by the 1999 ‘International Convention on Suppression of Terrorism Financing’ and the UN Security Council Resolution 1566 (2004) as a first serious step in combating terrorism.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/30158
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