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Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism - Challenges to Democracy


October 21, 2011 12:45pm - 2:15pm

Room 280B
Professor Mordechai Kremnizer and Yuval Shany of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of law will discuss the duty to investigate violations of international law occurring during counter-terrorism operations and challenges facies democracies engaged in counter-terrorism activities. Prof. Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also serves currently as a board member in the International Law Forum at the Hebrew University, a director in the Project on International Courts and Tribunals (PICT), a member of the steering committee of the DOMAC project (assessing the impact of international courts on domestic criminal procedures in mass atrocity cases) and as a senior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute. Prof. Kremnitzer is the Bruce W. Wayne Professor of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.