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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Terrorism as a Social Disease, Undermining Human Rights and Democracy

  • Open or Close Dzhamal Mutagirov*

    Department of Political Sciences, St Petersburg State University, Russia

    *Corresponding author: Dzhamal Mutagirov, Department of Political Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Submission: February 27, 2018; Published: March 19, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2018.04.000584

ISSN : 2576-8816
Volume4 Issue2


Terrorism is a social disease both of individual societies and humankind as a whole and, as any illness, is the result of deviations from the natural course of their life. If contamination of human habitation gives rise to physical illnesses, and epidemics, “filth” of social habitation, i.e. social injustice, anarchy and violence of one groups over others produces some dangerous social diseases, one of which terrorismis.

To prevent the diseases and to treat them effectively after their appearance, it is necessary to determine the exact diagnosis and to establish the true causes of the disease. But so far, the attitude of people to terrorism comes down to fight only its external manifestations without giving proper attention to their roots. In the article the problem of terrorism is considered with an emphasis on its main causes.

Keywords: People; Society; State; Social disease; Terrorism; Revenge; Violence; Human rights; Rivalry; International law

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