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News Roundup – 4 April 2014

April 4, 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’.

April 2014: Crisis group ‘CrisisWatch’ report.

Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action? Yes, by involving armed non-State actors.

ISIS Islamists destroy cigarettes in Raqqa, Syria.

Syria: the foreign fighters and me.

Pakistani Taliban extends ceasefire.

UNAMA condemns attack on journalists.

At quiet rebel base, plotting an assault on South Sudan’s oil fields.

Thailand: Southern separatists target women.

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