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Article

The Case for Establishing an International Tribunal for International Terrorist Organizations

ICT Working Paper Series. 2013. No. 9.

The author proposes to establish the International Tribunal on Crimes of International Terrorist Organisations as a subsidiary body of the UN Security Council.

The Tribunal shall be competent to issue decisions on recognising organisations as “international terrorist organisations” being res judicata for national courts.

Such decision would have the following effect:

Internationally:

- issuing a ban on the organisation’s activity;

- ban the granting political asylum to organisation’s members;

- ban the recognition of terrorist organisation as a belligerent and organisation’s members as combatants under international humanitarian law.

Domestically:

- imposing liability on individuals involved for membership in the organisation