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News Roundup – 6 December 2013

December 6, 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’.

Nicaragua shootout raises spectre of guerillas. 

Afghan police woman is killed, fourth in last six months. 

Guilty of murdering Afghan insurgent, awaiting sentence and now named: Sgt Alexander Blackman, the Royal Marine murderer. 

Al-Qaida claims responsibility for Yemen car bomb attack. 

Rebel group releases five Sudanese soldiers in Darfur: Red Cross. 

CAR crisis: French troops in Bangui airport battle. 

France in CAR is latest use of the ‘Hollande doctrine’. 

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