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News Roundup – 25 July 2013

July 25, 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’.

Al Jazeera Inside Story: Syria – the risks of intervention.

HRW: Syria’s humanitarian blackmail is a ‘war crime’.

ICC urged to investigate Ivory Coast’s Forces Nouvelles leaders.

M23 charges that civilians were killed in army attack on military camp.

Sudan Darfur rebels attack North Kordofan military.

Darfur: surging violence reaffirms need for inclusive political dialogue, says UN official.

Denmark bans Kurdish TV station and ordered it to pay a fine.

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