United Nations and the Protection of Human Rights of Victims of Terrorism

Sumanta Meher, Subramanian Ramamurthy


Undoubtedly, Terrorism is a menace to World peace, security and cordial relationship between the States. United Nations has adopted several measures through different resolutions to prevent, and eliminate international terrorism, but in these measures, the rehabilitation of victims of terrorism had not given any importance. However, after the framing of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, the United Nation Organization has taken the initiative to support the victims of terrorism and encourage the States Members to form law and assistance scheme for the victims of terrorist activities. The objective of this paper is to ascertain the present issues relating to terrorism and analyze the initiatives made by the UN in the combating of international terrorism and Support to the victims of terrorism. For that purpose, the paper analyses the international instruments for the countering the terrorism and the initiative made by the different organ of the UN to provide support to the victims of terrorism. The paper also suggests solutions for the benefit of the fighting of terrorism and to provide protection to the basic human rights the victims of terrorism.

Keywords: Terrorism, Victims of Terrorism, United Nations, Human Rights.

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/88-18

Publication date: August 31st 2019

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