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Terrorism a Socio-Legal Study of Terrorism Acts in the Perspective of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law

  • Aulia Rosa Nasution Universitas Sumatera Utara
Issue       Vol 1 No 2 (2018): Talenta Conference Series: Local Wisdom, Social, and Arts (LWSA)
Section       Articles
Keywords: Acts of Terrorism Geneve Conventions Violations of Human Rights Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Published 2018-12-10


Terrorism has become a worldwide phenomenon in the 21st century. Acts of terrorism have threatened the human civilization and endangered the peace and security of mankind. The purpose of this study was to analyze the acts of terrorism as a violation of human rights which would be reviewed from the legal and human rights perspectives. The results of this study pointed out that the acts of terrorism violate the law and human rights at the international level and national level. Terrorism acts also violated the International Humanitarian Law based on the Geneve Conventions 1949 where many people, civilians or militaries were the target of the terrorist attacks.