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Comments on the Draft Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

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Date
March 24, 2015

This document was submitted to the Council of Europe's Committee on Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Related Issues, by the Open Society Justice Initiative.

It provided comments on the Additional Protocol to the European Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism which was opened for signing by Council of Europe members on October 22, 2015.

According ot a Council of Europe statement, the Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism was drawn up "to address in particular concern about is to will make a number of acts, including taking part in an association or group for the purpose of terrorism, receiving terrorist training, travelling abroad for the purposes of terrorism and financing or organising travel for this purpose, a criminal offence."

The Justice Initiative's submission expressed concerns over a number of weak human rights protections in the proposed text. 

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