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News Roundup – 4 December 2013

December 4, 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’.

FARC accepts Carlos Valderrama Challenge to Play Peace Football Match. 

Jihadists gain in turmoil across Middle East. 

Hezbollah suffers heaviest blow in years as commander is shot dead in Beirut.

Mass grave found near Mali military base.

LRA men killed but Kony still at large. 

UN force to go after other armed groups in DRC. 


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