Albrecht, H.-J. (2006). Counterterrorism Policies in Germany (Vol. 38) forschung aktuell | research in brief. Freiburg i. Br.: edition iuscrim. Retrieved from
This contribution gives an overview of experiences with terrorism and the development of counterterrorism strategies in Germany. The formal definition of "terrorist offences" is found in §§ 129a, b Criminal Code. With that, the Federal Republic of Germany has implemented the EU framework decision on terrorism. § 129a encloses a wide approach to terrorist offences and covers recruitment, training, preparatory acts, financing etc. Special arrangements for preventive detention without charge in terror cases do not exist; however, § 129a may serve as a ground to impose pre-trial detention without resorting to conventional grounds such as risk of absconding or obstruction of justice.