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News Roundup – 18 February 2014

February 18, 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’.

Guest post on Opinio Juris: Temporal Scope of Application of IHL: when do non-international armed conflicts end? Part 1

Senior Afghan Taliban leader shot dead in Pakistan. 

UN human rights office condemns deadly attacks in north eastern Nigeria. 

French troops move west in Central African Republic. 

ICTJ Forum: A critical time for justice in Uganda. 

South Sudan rebels attack key oil town. 

Nepal’s renewed hopes for truth and reconciliation. 

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