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News Roundup – 21 March 2014

March 21, 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’.

‘There is no sectarianism in the army’ – Syria’s war, the general’s view.

Nigerian army facing questions as death toll soars after prison attack.

Boko Haram, it’s now fire-for-fire – Jonathan

Narcisse Arido makes first appearance before ICC.

World must ‘sit up and pay attention’ to situation in CAR, UN human rights chief.

Burmese armed group commits to child protection and the prohibition of sexual violence.

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