The Principal Practices and Primarily Affected Rights

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199584840
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191594540 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Monographs in International Law

The Principal Practices and Primarily Affected Rights

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This chapter examines the human rights primarily affected by extraterritorial force against non-state actors. Extraterritorial forcible measures used by states against individuals often include state agents (acting outside their own sovereign territory) being responsible for one or more of: lethal or potentially lethal force, ill-treatment of persons in their custody, abduction, and deprivation of liberty. These are examined in turn, as is the possibility of restricting or derogating from these rights.

Keywords: human rights; lethal force; targeted killing; assassination; abduction; detention; torture; ill-treatment; derogations

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Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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