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Safeguarding human rights in the fight against terrorism

Opinion article
Strasbourg 31/7/2014
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Council of Europe Court of Human Rights

Council of Europe Court of Human Rights

In an opinion editorial published today by New Europe, the Commissioner underscores the importance of safeguarding human rights in the fight against terrorism. “Anti-terror policies and actions must become more human-rights compliant. By doing so, state security is not reduced. On the contrary, governments would increase their credibility among the public and weaken support for anti-democratic causes if they showed as much resolve in safeguarding human rights as in fighting terrorism.”

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