Tag: rule of law

Could New Laws to Fight Terrorism Actually Help Fuel It?

Last week in Australia, 230 suspected jihadists were prevented from flying to the Middle East, highlighting a trend among governments to implement tough new counterterrorism laws. While these laws have a purported purpose of improving national security, there is a risk that punitive measures that widen police and intelligence powers could among other things, prove counterproductive to fighting terrorism by increasing the marginalization of communities.

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Security Sector Reform and the Rule of Law in South Sudan

On June 17, 2014, the Africa Center for Strategic Studies held its 15th Senior Leaders Seminar in Washington D.C. The theme was Regional Responses: Security Sector Reform and Rule of Law. This is a video of a presentation made at the seminar by Ibrahim Wani, the Director of Human Rights, United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

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