Terrorism and the Non‐derogability of Non‐refoulement

  title={Terrorism and the Non‐derogability of Non‐refoulement},
  author={R. Bruin and K. Wouters},
  journal={International Journal of Refugee Law},
After the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, is it permitted to strike a balance between the national security of a State and the obligation to provide protection against refoulement? In the war on terrorism, this option seems to be open for discussion. Although no uniform or single definition of terrorism in international law exists, it is clear that the opinio communis wants the perpetrators, planners or facilitators to be prosecuted. If they flee prosecution, no safe haven should be… Expand
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