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II.F.3 OAS CONVENTION TO PREVENT AND PUNISH THE ACTS OF TERRORISM TAKING THE FORM OF CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS AND RELATED EXTORTION THAT ARE OF INTERNATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
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Concluded at Washington, DC, 2 February 1971

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WHEREAS:

The defense of freedom and justice and respect for the fundamental rights of the individual that are recognized by the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are primary duties of states;

The General Assembly of the Organization, in Resolution 4, of June 30, 1970, strongly condemned acts of terrorism, especially the kidnaping of persons …

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“II.F.3 OAS CONVENTION TO PREVENT AND PUNISH THE ACTS OF TERRORISM TAKING THE FORM OF CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS AND RELATED EXTORTION THAT ARE OF INTERNATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 21 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_ilwo_COM_031729>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929



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