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News Roundup – 4 February 2013

February 4, 2013

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’.

FARC ambush kills policeman and escalates tensions. 

Cameron invites Taliban to Afghanistan peace talks. 

A rebel commander in Syria holds the reins of war. 

Syrian rebel raids expose secrets of once-feared military. 

UN aid reaches Syria rebel-held town.

French jets target rebel bases near Kidal. 

Philippines armed groups in deadly clash. 

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