A Necessary Harmonised Criminalisation of Online Acts Precursor of Terrorism

Irene Couzigou* (Corresponding Author)

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This article defines conventional terrorism, cyberterrorism and acts precursor of terrorism perpetrated online. This article shows that acts precursor of terrorism are covered by current international binding instruments addressing terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime. This article argues that a comprehensive international treaty should address the criminalisation, investigation and prosecution of activities performed on the internet in relation to the preparation of terrorist operations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-49
Number of pages4
JournalInternet Law Bulletin
Issue number3
Early online date4 Nov 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2020


  • cyberterrorism
  • treaties
  • terrorism
  • International Criminal law
  • interne and terrorism
  • international law
  • internet
  • cybercrime


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