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News Roundup – 18 December 2013

December 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’.

Chatham House: Western Policy towards Syria – ten recommendations. 

Security Council urges South Sudanese parties to cease hostilities, exercise restraint. 

Analysis: struggle for power in South Sudan. 

South Sudan: thousands displaced as violence engulfs the country. 

UN says 210,000 displaced by CAR violence. 

Illuminating a Central African Republic crisis: photo by photo.

International Crisis Group: responding to the humanitarian, security and governance crisis in CAR. 

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