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News Roundup – 17 February 2014

February 17, 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’.

Free Syrian Army replaces chief of staff, Salim Idris.

Syria conflict: Homs evacuees describe Homs horrors.

Islamist militants kill scores in remote Northeast Nigeria.

Wanted top LRA dissident may be dead, says Ugandan minister.

DRC massacre may alter international law.

CAR militia leaders arrested.

CAR: Government toughens stand on ethnic cleansing by anti-balaka.

Fields of Bitterness: Restitution and Reconciliation in Burundi.

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