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EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Christina Eckes


Sanctions against private individuals have been widely used in the fight against terrorism, but not without significant controversy. This book examines the complex institutional and substantive issues arising from the European Union's practice of listing and sanctioning private individuals suspected of supporting terrorism. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the issues raised by individual sanctions adopted to give legal effect to United Nations lists and those drawn up by the EU itself. The book demonstrates that individual sanctions endanger the protection of fundamental rights and the ... More

Keywords: counter-terrorist policies, individual sanctions, private individuals, terrorism, European Union, United Nations, fundamental rights, European legal order, Community sanctions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199573769
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christina Eckes, author
Post doctoral researcher, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG), University of Amsterdam