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Terorizmus – zločin podľa medzinárodného práva?
Terrorism – Crime Under International Law?

Author(s): Lukáš Mareček
Subject(s): Criminal Law, International Law, Studies in violence and power
Published by: Masarykova univerzita nakladatelství
Keywords: terrorism; crime; criminal law; international law;
Summary/Abstract: Terrorism is a fenomena that is seriously threatening values and interests of the international community. Despite of that the international community was not able to settle its definition yet. If the definition is absent then supression of terorizm by means of international criminal law is in conflict with the principle of legality. Solving of this question is a precondition for evental creation of international criminal organs. In spite of that the issue was not settled the Special Tribunal for Lebanon was created which had crime of terrorism in its jurisdiction ratione materiae. The aims of this paper is to analyse how the Special Tribunal for Lebanon dealt with this problem and to evaluate soundness of its argumentation.

  • Page Range: 262-276
  • Page Count: 15
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Slovak