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News Roundup – 24 August 2012

August 24, 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’.

DRC: Who are the various rebel groups at war?

Turkey suspects Kurd rebels Assad-links.

Robert Fisk in Syria: ‘Rebel army? They’re a gang of foreigners’.

Mali force only option if talks fail, says Nigeria.

Sunni cleric shot dead in Lebanon.

Photos: Turmoil in Syria bleeds into Lebanon.

Chautauqua Meeting of International Criminal Prosecutors begins on Sunday.


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