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News Roundup – 8 February 2013

February 8, 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’.

Pakistan urges US to end drone attacks.

Aid flows to rebel-held parts of Syria previously inaccessible.

Obama blocked US plan to arm Syrian rebels.

LRA kills far fewer civilians in 2012, group finds.

Looted Libyan arms in Mali may have shifted the conflict’s path.

Mali hit by first suicide bomber since France-led mission against rebels.

Jailed rebel leader holds power to end Turkey’s Kurdish conflict.

Philippines’ Aquino to visit rebel stronghold.

Have a nice weekend!


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