Administrative Measures against Foreign Fighters: In Search of Limits and Safeguards

Bérénice Boutin
2016 ICCT Research Papers  
is a Research Fellow at ICCT and a Researcher in public international law at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, focusing on legal aspects of counterterrorism and modern warfare. She notably conducts research on counter-terrorism legislation and the protection of human rights (in particular legislation adopted in reaction to the phenomenon of foreign fighters); state responsibility for international law violations in relation to the use of armed drones (in particular situations of complicity); and the
more » ... mplicity); and the use of force against terrorist groups in the territory of a nonconsenting state. She completed her PhD in international law at the University of Amsterdam (2015) , with a dissertation on the topic of the responsibility of states and international organisations for violations of international law committed in international military operations. She holds Masters in law from the University of Amsterdam (2010) and from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2008). About ICCT The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism -The Hague (ICCT) is an independent think and do tank providing multidisciplinary policy advice and practical, solution-oriented implementation support on prevention and the rule of law, two vital pillars of effective counter-terrorism. ICCT's work focuses on themes at the intersection of countering violent extremism and criminal justice sector responses, as well as human rights related aspects of counter-terrorism. The major project areas concern countering violent extremism, rule of law, foreign fighters, country and regional analysis, rehabilitation, civil society engagement and victims' voices. Functioning as a nucleus within the international counter-terrorism network, ICCT connects experts, policymakers, civil society actors and practitioners from different fields by providing a platform for productive collaboration, practical analysis, and exchange of experiences and expertise, with the ultimate aim of identifying innovative and comprehensive approaches to preventing and countering terrorism.
doi:10.19165/2016.1.15 fatcat:gejek4422jd7bfo3bgispgz7yu