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News Roundup 1 August 2012

August 1, 2012

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin is an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches international humanitarian law and international human rights. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked at the ICTY, ICC and Norton Rose Fulbright. She is the author of The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Lieber Prize. Katharine has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and she is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog. She has recently started a 3-year NWO-Veni research project called ‘Dangerous Liaisons: civilian agency, armed groups and international law’.

Rebels in Syria’s largest city said to seize two police stations.

Syrian rebels acquire surface to air missiles.

Syrian rebels hold pro-government prisoners in former school.

Syrian rebel shootings condemned.

New International Crisis Group report on Syria: ‘Syria’s Mutating Conflict’.

Car bombs kill 19 in Iraqi capital.



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