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News Roundup – 22 October 2012

October 22, 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’.

Taliban deny their bombs cause the most roadside deaths. 

UK to double number of drones in Afghanistan. 

Lebanese army warns against score-settling. 

Eleven alleged Al-Qaida linked militants accused of planning Jordan’s worst terror attack in years. 

Bombings continue to rock Somalia’s port city of Kismayo. 

A ticking time bomb: what’s behind the instability in Mali?

Sharp fall in Somali pirate attacks. 

Don’t resume fighting Uganda tells M23 rebels. 

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