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Security

Security

Protecting citizens against crime, war, terrorism and disasters is a crucial government responsibility. Is the government going too far sometimes, or not far enough? What can we do ourselves? Tilburg University investigates the security of society at various levels, including that of cyberspace.



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  • Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection 12 Dec 2017Press release Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection
    PRESS RELEASE 12 December 2017 - Secret surveillance powers of authorities are reaching unprecedented levels in the Digital Age, raising challenges for the protection of human rights such as the right to privacy. In her inaugural address at Tilburg University on Friday, December 15th 2017. Prof. Eleni Kosta analyzes the right to privacy and its justified limitations as stipulated in the European Convention on Human Rights in relation to secret surveillance. What is the capacity of the existing framework to mitigate the challenges?

  • Undocumented people speak for themselves during policy seminar on protection of their rights 08 Nov 2017News Undocumented people speak for themselves during policy seminar on protection of their rights
    A double move involving the strengthening of undocumented people’s leadership and the widening of inclusive spaces in which people can learn, work and access services independent of their immigration status is necessary for undocumented people to be able to realize their rights.

  • Alina Balta: Ruling ICC on destruction cultural heritage Mali by jihadists sends strong warning 18 Aug 2017Direct link Alina Balta (INTERVICT): Ruling ICC on destruction cultural heritage Mali by jihadists sends strong warning
    Jailing a Malian jihadist for destroying cultural heritage sends a strong warning that that such crimes will not go unpunished and reparations will aim to alleviate lasting imprints. That's the reatcion of INTERVICT's researcher Alina Balta to the verdict of the International Criminal Court.

  • Report on Big Data and Security Policies 14 Feb 2017News Report on Big Data and Security Policies
    Big Data analytics in national security, law enforcement and the fight against fraud can reap great benefits for states, citizens, and society but require extra safeguards to protect citizens’ fundamental rights. This requires a crucial shift from regulating Big Data collection to regulating the phases of analysis and use.

  • New publication: "Africa and the ICC; Perceptions of Justice" 14 Dec 2016News New publication: "Africa and the ICC; Perceptions of Justice"
    Eefje de Volder of Tilburg University is one of the editors of the recently published book Africa and the ICC; Perceptions of justice (Cambridge University Press). This book provides the reader with detailed insights into the interaction between the African Union and the International Criminal Court (ICC), but also looks further at the impact of the ICC at a societal level in African states and examines other justice mechanisms on a local and regional level in these countries.




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Brouwer, A.L.M. de
Name dr.mr. A.L.M. de Brouwer
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Researcher
Room
Phone +31 13 466
E-mail a.l.m.debrouwer@tilburguniversity.edu
Aa, S. van der
Name dr.mr. S. van der Aa
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Associate Professor
Room M 216
Phone +31 13 466 3504
E-mail s.vdraa@tilburguniversity.edu
Pemberton, A.
Name prof. dr. A. Pemberton
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Full Professor
Room M 633
Phone +31 13 466 3689
E-mail a.pemberton@tilburguniversity.edu
Mutsaers, P.
Name dr. P. Mutsaers
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Researcher
Room D 211
Phone +31 13 466 3123
E-mail p.mutsaers@tilburguniversity.edu

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