TERRORISM - Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

General resources

| Actions for animal liberation in Sweden, 1994-95 | Air Force Alternative Dispute Resolution Program | Amnesty International | Animal Rights Violence and Domestic Terrorism (Americans for Medical Progress) | Anti-Defamation League | Academic Defense and Security Network | CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) | Center for Democracy and Technology: Counter-Terrorism Issues Page | Center for Strategic and International Studies - Global Organized Crime Project and Task Force on Information Warfare | Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (University of St. Andrews) and RAND-St Andrews University Databases on Terrorism and Low-Intensity Conflict | Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Project (Henry L. Stimson Center - project to monitor domestic and international preparations to implement the CWC and to strengthen the 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention) | Christian Reconstructionism - Theocratic Dominionism Gains Influence (Frederick Clarkson, The Public Eye Magazine) | Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Congressional Commission Report (assessment of state of weapons proliferation in places U.S. sees as potential national security threats, from insecure Russian stockpiles of nuclear weapons to Saddam Hussein's reputed supplies of Anthrax) | Control Risks Group | The Counter-Terrorism Page | Counter-Terrorism Page (Emergency Response & Research Institute - ERRI) | Criminal Intelligence Services of Canada (CISC) | Critical Criminology (American Society of Criminology) | Digital images from the Radicalism Collection (Michigan State University Library) | Global Terrorism Decoded | HateWatch | Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity (INCORE, Ulster University) | International Association of Counterterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP) | International Crisis Group | International Money Laundering Information Network (IMoLIN) | International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism | International Terrorist Groups | Law Enfo Links (A Law Enforcement Guide to the World Wide Web) | The Militia Watchdog | Militia Research Page | Murrah Bldg. Bombing - Oklahoma City | National Security Institute - Counter Terrorism | No Compromise Animal Liberation Front and More | The Nonviolence Web | "Nuclear Terrorism - Hysterical Concern or Real Risk?" by (Karl-Heinz Kamp, Aussenpolitik - German Foreign Affairs Review) | Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner (Canada) | Office of International Criminal Justice (University of Illinois at Chicago) | Peace and Security WWW Server (Canadian Forces College) - War Peace and Security Guide and Contemporary Conflicts | S.O.S. Attentats | Simon Wiesenthal Center | South Asia Terrorism Portal (Institute for Conflict Management, New Delhi) | Southern Poverty Law Center and Klanwatch and Militia Task Force | STOP the HATE | Terrorism Fact Sheet (Spokesperson for U.N. Secretary-General) | Terrorism & Counter Terrorism | Terrorism Research Center | United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN) - Centre for International Crime Prevention (CICP), UN Standards and Norms, Institutes of the crime programme UNOJUST, UN Documents, Other International Organizations, Statistics and Research Sources, Country Information, Constitutions, treaties, laws, and court decisions and Other Available Information | United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP) | Virtual World of Intelligence Terrorism | World Criminal Justice Library Network |


War crimes and crimes against humanity

| Crimes Against Humanity: The Trial of Maurice Papon (York University) | Coalition for International Justice | Documentary Resources on the Nazi Genocide and its Negation | International Campaign to Ban Landmines | International Criminal Tribunals | International Law (U.N.) | Internet Resources on Genocide and Mass Killings | Major War Criminals / Suspects | The Pinochet Trial - Regina v. Bartle and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and others EX Parte Pinochet (Law Lords decision on appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division) and DerechosChile - Human Rights in Chile | Tribunal Action | United Nations Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court (Rome, 5 June-17 July 1998) and Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court | United Nations Demining Database | War Crimes Tribunals: The Record and The Prospects (Washington College of Law, American University) | War Criminal Watch | Trial of the Major German War Criminals (Nizkor Project) |


| Arm The Spirit (ATS - Autonomist/Anti-Imperialist Resource Page) | BURN! | Committee to Support the Revolution in Peru | MRTA (Tupac Amaru) Solidarity Page | "National Security and the Internet" (Gary Chapman, Director, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas) |

The Algerian conflict

| World Algeria Action Coalition (WAAC) | UN Algeria Report July-August 1998 | UN team concludes fact-finding mission in Algeria (BBC News, August 3, 1998) |

The Unabomber

| "Industrial Society and Its Future" (Unabomber Manifesto - Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology) | "Profile: Theodore Kaczynski" (BBC News, November 12, 1997) | Published Works of Theodore Kaczynski | "Unabomber gets life" (BBC News, May 4, 1998) | Unabom Information Center and Chronology of Unabom attacks and available reports |


| Report on the accident to Boeing 747-121, N739PA at Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland on 21 December 1988 (Air Accidents Investigation Branch, Department of Transport, July 1990) | Pan Am flight 103 Crash Page | Fact Sheet: Iran-Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 and Libya Report on Human Rights Practices for 1997 (U.S. Department of State) | Key Facts on Lockerbie (BBC News, December 4, 1998) | Lockerbie Trial Briefing (University of Glasgow Law School) |


| 1996 Report of the House Judiciary and Government Reform Committees's Investigation into the Activities of Federal Law Enforcement Agencies toward the Branch Davidians | The Ashes of Waco | Documents on Waco Point to a Close Commando (The New York Times - free registration required) | FBI Releases Waco Videotapes (BBC News Video) | On the Use of Incendiary Devices at Waco (FBI Press Release: August 25, 1999) | Waco: The Inside Story (PBS Frontline) | Yahoo! Full Coverage: Waco |


| Chemical and Biological Terrorism: The Threat According to the Open Literature (by Ron Purver, Canadian Security Intelligence Service, June 1995) | Holy Terror: The Implications of Religious Terrorism | Materials on International Terrorism and Related Subjects (Diana database) | Patterns of Global Terrorism (1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998) and Foreign Terrorist Organizations Designations (1997 and 1999) (U.S. State Dept.) | "Single Issue Terrorism" (G. Davidson (Tim) Smith, Commentary No. 74, CSIS publication) | "Cybercrime...Cyberterrorism...Cyberwarfare..." (Center for Strategic and International Studies) |


Government resources and policy

| Air India Bombing Disaster (RCMP) | Bureau of Diplomatic Security (U.S. Department of State) | Canada and the Fight Against International Terrorism (February 24, 1997, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade) | Canadian Security Intelligence Agency (CSIS) - Counter-Terrorism and 1997 Public Report | Europol | FBI and Terrorism in the United States Reports | French Gendarmerie Special Intervention Group (GIGN) | The Security Service (MI5 - UK's security intelligence agency. Its purpose is to protect national security, to safeguard economic well-being of UK against threats from overseas, and support law enforcement agencies in preventing and detecting serious crime) | SIRC (Security Intelligence Review Committee, Canada) | U.S. Department of State and Counterterrorism Policy |

International and regional legal responses

U.N. General Assembly reports and resolutions on human rights and terrorism | Resolution 49/185 (Dec. 23, 1994) | Resolution 50/186 (Dec. 22, 1995) | Resolution 52/133 (Dec. 12, 1997) | Report on Human rights and Terrorism (Oct. 16, 1997) |

U.N. Commission on Human Rights | Resolution 1995/43 (March 3, 1995) | Resolution 1996/47 (April 19, 1996) | Resolution 1997/42 (April 11, 1997) | Report 1996/43 (Feb. 12, 1996) | Report 1997/39 (Dec. 30, 1996) | Report 1998/48 (Dec. 24, 1997) |

Conventions, agreements, and declarations | Action with respect to threats to the peace, breaches of the peace, and acts of aggression (Article 51, Chapter VII, U.N. Charter) | Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Adopted by Resolution 260 (III) A of the United Nations General Assembly on December 9, 1948) | Convention on Offenses and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft (Tokyo Convention, September 14, 1963) | Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity (Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on November 26, 1968. Entry into force: November 11, 1970) | Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (The Hague Convention, December 16, 1970) | Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (The Biological Weapons Convention, April 10, 1972) | Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention signed on September 23, 1971, entry into force on January 26, 1973) | Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents (Opened for signature at New York on December 14, 1973) | International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages (Signed at New York on December 18, 1979) | Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (Signed at New York and Vienna, March 3, 1980) | Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 10, 1984. Entry into force: June 26, 1987) | Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (Signed at Rome, March 10, 1988) | Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf (Signed at Rome March 10, 1988) | Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Done at Montreal on February 24, 1988) | Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty (Adopted by the General Assembly on December 15, 1989. Entry into force: July 11, 1991) | Convention on the Making of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, Signed at Montreal, on March 1, 1991 (Montreal Convention 1991) | Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel (1994) | Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (Corrected version, issued on 8 August 1994) | Ottawa Ministerial Declaration on Countering Terrorism (December 12, 1995, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade) | Baguio Communique (February 21, 1996, Baguio City, The Philippines) | Summit of the Peacemakers Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (Text of statement agreed to Wednesday, March 13, 1996) | Plan of Action on Hemispheric Cooperation to Prevent, Combat, and Eliminate Terrorism (Inter-American Specialized Conference on Terrorism, April 23-26, 1996, Lima, Peru) | G7/P8 - Ministerial Conference on Terrorism (Paris, July 30, 1996) | International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings (November 25, 1997) | Rules of Warfare; Arms Control (Edwin Ginn Library, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University) | U.N. Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials (Dec. 17, 1979) and Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials (Adopted by the Eighth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Havana, Cuba, Aug. 27 to Sept. 7, 1990) |

European and regional conventions and protocols | European Convention on Extradition (Council of Europe, Paris, December 13, 1957) | European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, April 20, 1959) | European Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitation to Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, January 25, 1974) | Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, October 15, 1975) | European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, January 27, 1977) | Second Additional Protocol on the European Convention on Extradition (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, March 17, 1978) | Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, March 17, 1978) | European Convention on the Control of the Acquisition and Possession of Firearms by individuals (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, June 28, 1978) | Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, March 21, 1983) | Convention on the Compensation of Victims of Violent Crimes (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, November 24, 1983) | European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, November 26, 1987) | SAARC Regional Convention on Suppression of Terrorism (Kathmandu, November 1987) |

National law | France (Code Pénal, Livre IV - Des crimes et délits contre la nation, l'Etat et la paix publique, Titre II: Du terrorisme) - Chapitre Ier: Des actes de terrorisme (Articles 421-1 à 421-5) and Chapitre II : Dispositions particulières (Articles 422-425), Titre III: Des atteintes à l'autorité de l'Etat, Chapitre Ier - Des atteintes à la paix publique, Section 4 : Des groupes de combat et des mouvements dissous and Titre V: De la participation à une association de malfaiteurs | Ireland - Offences against the State (Amendment) Bill, 1998 (Press Release, Department for Justice, Equality and Law Reform) | U.K. - Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989 (c. 4) and Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1998 Chapter 40 | U.S. - Antiterrorism & Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 |


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Last update: May 15, 2000.