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News Roundup – 18 November 2013

November 18, 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’.

‘Syria is not in revolution anymore – this is civil war’. 

Syrian rebel leader dies after government attack. 

Libyan troops deploy in Tripoli, as militias withdraw. 

Nigerian troops kill 29 in fight against Boko Haram insurgency. 

The fall of M23: African geopolitics and the DRC. 

International Crisis Group: Open letter to the Security Council on the CAR. 

Ex-rebels gun down Central African judge. 

Nepal: re-thinking transitional justice post-elections. 

Philippine insurgent group accuses U.S. of militarizing disaster response. 

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