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News Roundup – 5 March 2014

March 5, 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’.

7th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria.  

UN Panel report describes worsening brutality in Syria’s war. 

Schools face widespread violent attacks in conflict zones. 

Security dilemma in CAR. 

UN proposes peacekeeping force for CAR. 

DDR in Eastern DRC, try, try, try again (see here for report from the Enough project).

Pay battle at South Sudan barracks. 

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