Defining Terrorism (OIC)

Terrorism – any act of violence or threat thereof notwithstanding its motives or intentions perpetrated to:

  • Carry out an individual or collective criminal plan with the aim of terrorizing people
  • Threatening to harm them.
  • Imperiling their: Lives, Honor, Freedoms, Security & Rights 
  • Exposing the environment or any facility or public or private property to hazards or occupying or seizing them.
  • Endangering a national resource, or international facilities.
  • Threatening the stabilityterritorial integritypolitical unity or sovereignty of independent States.

Convention on Combating International Terrorism, (Organization of the Islamic Conference , 1999)