Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter -Terrorism

This Resolution was adopted after the 11th September terrorist attacks in the United State, which calls upon member states in the United Nations to implement a number of Counter Terrorism measures in its national laws, including taking the necessary measures to criminalize the financing of terrorism, freeze without delay any funds related to persons involved in acts of terrorism, deny all forms of financial support for terrorist groups, suppress the provision of safe haven, sustenance or support for terrorists, share information with other governments or any groups practicing or planning terrorist acts, cooperate with other governments in the investigation, detection, arrest, extradition and prosecution of those in such acts and criminalize active and passive assistance for terrorism in domestic law and bring violators to justice.

The Resolution also calls on states to become parties to relevant international convention and other legal instruments related to counter terrorism.

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