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News Roundup – 10 October 2013

October 10, 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’.

Tribunal indicts new suspect in Hariri murder. 

Insurgent leader Pakistan says it released is still in custody, says Taliban. 

Libyan Prime Minister seized by armed men. 

Libya: freed PM Ali Zeidan calls for calm. 

BBC: Guide to Libya’s militias. 

Armed groups attack Nigeria’s embassy in Guinea-Bissau. 

DRC’s M23 rebels profiting from illicit gold (see here for link to Enough project report making this finding).

A Russian region neither at war nor at peace, but facing a crackdown. 

Bombs at 26 ATM’s in Thailand’s deep South. 

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