and Maritime Piracy Judicial Monitor

Terrorism Convictions Monitor (TCM)
and Maritime Piracy Judicial Monitor (MPJM)
Petya Ibens
Case Analysis Unit
Enhancing Eurojust’s Analytical Capacity
 Identification of
obstacles, best practices
and lessons learned
 Building-up knowledge
and expertise
 Strengthening
Eurojust’s added value
Terrorism Convictions Monitor
TCM: Methodology
 Internal Eurojust report
 Open sources research
 Member States contributions in
implementation of Council Decision
 Judicial analysis on selected case
Tailor-made methodology for analysis
Particular attention to interesting legal issues
 Case studies/topics of interest
TCM: Examples of analysis
 Judicial analysis
Relevant case studies and comparative analysis
Focus on: prosecuted acts, evidence and arguments brought by the
parties, applicable law, etc.
Examples of analysis: LTTE judgment in France (terrorist financing),
Hofstadgroep judgment in the Netherlands (participation in a terrorist
organisation), Roj TV judgment in Denmark (promoting a terrorist
organisation), Al Qaida-related judgment in the United Kingdom
(directing terrorism), etc.
 Topic of interest
Open sources research
Current events driven
Examples of topics: terrorism propaganda on the Internet, terrorist
financing, the EU approach to radicalisation, separatist terrorism – the
example of ETA, recruitment for terrorism, Passenger Name Record
Agreement, PKK’s activities in Europe
Maritime Piracy Judicial Monitor
MPJM: The concept
From operational support to strategic analysis
 Provide a platform for exchange of information on
ongoing investigations, prosecutions and court
 Provide practitioners with an insight into relevant
developments and experiences
 Strengthen prosecutions by presenting common
challenges, possible solutions and lessons learned
 Highlight rulings with a special emphasis on issues of
MPJM: Contents
 Legal framework (international instruments and
national legislations)
 Legal issues and lessons learned from relevant
investigations in the EU Member States (e.g.
identification of suspects and witnesses, evidence,
fair trail issues, jurisdictional issues, etc.)
 Judicial decisions (overview, analysis of selected
judgments, facts and figures)
 Cases in progress
First issue due in June 2013
MPJM - Process
Cases in
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