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News Roundup – 1 November 2012

November 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’.

Syrian rebels arm Palestinians against Assad.

Palestinians campaign for UN recognition.

Cycling in Yemen; an uphill struggle against ignorance and insurgency.

South Sudan rebel group threatens to reignite ethnic war.

US tells Sudanese rebel group to stop recruiting refugees.

Nigeria army ‘abuses’ in Boko Haram crackdown – Amnesty. See here for full report.

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