Prof. Iain Cameron
Iain Cameron is Professor in Public International Law at the University of Uppsala, where he teaches international law and constitutional law. His research interests lie in human rights/civil liberties, international criminal law and police/security issues. He has served as an expert to a number of Swedish government commissions of inquiry proposing legislation and written major reports for the Swedish government, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament on targeted sanctions. Since 2005, he has been one of the two Swedish members of the Commission on Democracy through Law (Venice Commission, the advisory body of the Council of Europe on constitutional law and international law).
Recent cases of attacks by released terrorist prisoners highlight issues around the risk of re-offending posed by former terrorist prisoners. What are the appropriate processes and systems for managing and risk assessing such individuals, and to what extent is rehabilitation possible in the context of terrorist offending? This Policy Brief will explore these and related […]
On May 19th, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced that they were commencing terrorist proceedings related to a February 24 stabbing attack at a massage parlour in Toronto. In doing so, they claimed that this attack—in which an unnamed 17-year-old male killed a woman and injured one other individual—was inspired by what they call ‘Ideologically Motivated Violent […]
In 2013, four young British men from West London travelled to Syria to join ISIS. Dubbed ‘The Beatles’ by their hostages, and subsequently the global media, this British ISIS cell allegedly became responsible for at least twenty-seven beheadings of Western hostages. Six years have since gone by and despite their capture the remaining two members […]