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News Roundup for 15th & 16th October 2013

October 16, 2013

15th October 2013

Amnesty International: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in Nigerian custody requires investigation (see here for the public statement)

France said to send extra troops to Central African Republic

DR Congo accuses M23 rebels and Rwanda of plotting new attacks

Life near the frontline in eastern DRC

African Leaders Endorse Expansion of Amisom Forces for Somalia

UN deplores violence in Syrian refugee camp that killed seven Palestinians

Taliban leader warns Afghanistan: Don’t deal with Americans

16th October 2013

International Crisis Group: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan (for executive summary see here and for report see here).

Syria conflict: Christians fleeing conflict. 

What next for Al-Shabaab? 

UN targeted by rebel forces in DRC. 

950 plus rebel suspects in Nigeria died in custody this year. 

Nigerian military says 40 Islamic militants killed. 

Russia says foiled a plot to attack chemical weapons facility. 

Thailand: three insurgent suspects killed in firefight. 

Kurdish rebel chief urges ‘meaningful’ peace talks. 

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