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News Roundup – 10 January 2014

January 10, 2014

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’.

Fighters clash with Iraqi forces in Anbar. 

Falluja’s fall stuns marines who fought there. 

US based groups seek UN compensation for insurgency victims. 

DRC Katanga: armed groups must respect and ensue safety of civilians. 

Fighting erupts as CAR president quits. 

Chadian exodus adds to CAR crisis. 

South Sudan claims to have wrested oil town of Bentiu back from Machar’s rebels. 

South Sudan: MSF condemns the looting of its facilities in Bentiu.

Kenyan fighter jets kill militants in Somalia. 

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