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News Roundup – 7 August 2012

August 7, 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’.

Philippine troops pursue rebels, dodge sniper in south as clashes continue; 7 dead in 3 days. 

Mali case throws spotlight on ICC budget constraints. 

Iran in pledge to ‘ally’ Syria. 

Nigeria church attack in Kogi state ‘kills 19’. 

East DR Congo faces ‘catastrophic humanitarian crisis’. 

Egypt vows to hunt down gunmen in deadly border raid. 


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