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News Roundup – 3 October 2012

October 3, 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’.

Syria bomb blast kills Hezbollah operative.

Syria berates Hamas chief, an Old Ally, on State TV.

Mali Islamists kill man by firing squad in Timbuktu.

Clashes near Libya’s Bani Walid kill 1.

Ivory Coast opens first major trial of soldiers in political crisis.

Rwanda donors were too quick to suspend aid, says fragile states expert.

Attack at Nigerian college leaves 25 dead.

DRC rebels threaten to march on Goma to ‘save population’.

Philippines: Muslim rebels close to peace accord.


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