Freitag, 5.3.2004, 17:30h

Aryeh Neier

Terrorism and Human Rights: The Importance of Proportionality

One purpose (and effect) of terrorism is to inspire fear that is disproportionate to the actual danger. Yet Neier argues that our response to terror should be measured and lawful. The appropriate response is one that is effective while still preserving rights and hampering the spread of terrorism.