Organized crime and gang violence in national and international law
30-06-2010 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 878, by Pierre Hauck and Sven Peterke
Although they are not new, states only recently began to perceive organized crime and gang violence as serious threats to public security. This article outlines the difficulties of dealing adequately in legal terms with these phenomena and analyses the different approaches adopted so far at the national and international level.