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News Roundup – 25 October 2013

October 25, 2013

Drone attacks: two UN human rights experts express concern about the potential illegal use of drones (see here for the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms when Countering Terrorism and here for report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions).

Lawfare blog: ‘Thoughts on the Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International Reports’ by Benjamin Wittes (see here for the link to these reports).

Lawfare blog: Response to Benjamin Wittes by Avner Gidron, Senior Policy Adviser from Amnesty International. 

Scores killed in Nigerian military raid. 

UN says Congo armed groups must release child soldiers. 

Interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar. 

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