Submission for the report on ‘soft law’ by the UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights
12th September 2019
Privacy International's submission to the consultation initiated by the UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights on the impact on human rights of the proliferation of “soft law” instruments and related standard-setting initiatives and processes in the counter-terrorism context.
In this submission Privacy International notes its concerns that some of this “soft law” instruments have negative implications on the right to privacy leading to violations of other human rights. In this submission, the organisation focusses in particular on the measures adopted by the Financial Action Task Force (the FATF.)