[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] released a report [text, PDF] on Friday criticizing governments across the globe for implementing counterterrorism laws that allegedly infringe upon suspects' due process and basic human rights. While the report acknowledges that terrorism is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, it asserts that counterterrorism laws passed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks [JURIST report] often are too expansive, and violate individual rights in the name of security:[T]hese post-September 11 laws,...

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