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“Legally speaking, it doesn’t mean much”: Mélenchon’s hazardous argument to justify his position on Hamas

William JULIÉ reacted to Jean-Luc MÉLENCHON’s comments and provides a legal analysis. He points out that terrorism, despite a UN convention specifically devoted to defining and punishing terrorism, is well and truly defined in European Union Law as well as in numerous sectoral international conventions. He also refers to the concurrent qualification of war crimes the one of terrorist acts.