TITLE

The Global Patriot Act

AUTHOR(S)
SCHEPPELE, KIM LANE
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
American Prospect;Sep2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the impact of the United Nations Global Patriot Act or Resolution 1373. It observes that the act has overlooked the dangerous setbacks to the promotion of human rights protection, democracy and constitutionalism. The absence of a standard definition of terrorism is said to have enabled exploitative leaders into violating due process and privacy rights, exercising absolute powers and silencing political opposition.
ACCESSION #
66297778

 

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