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News Roundup – 17 June 2014

June 17, 2014

Pillay welcomes appointment of new human rights chief. 

Taliban commander in Bergdahl swap should be prosecuted for war crimes. 

Interesting podcast with Victoria Fontan on ISIS in Iraq. 

Iraq widens internet blocks to disable insurgent communication. 

Pillay condemns series of “cold-blooded executions” in Iraq. 

United Nations World Food Programme: Our Mandate is Held Hostage by a Political Conflict.

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue with Commission of Inquiry on Syria. 

Syrian army crushes rebel push near Turkish border. 

Mali armed groups say that they agree to a peace deal. 

International Crisis Group report: Central African Crisis: From Predation to Stabilisation. 

The life and crimes of Bosco Ntaganda. 

Spain and Germany arrest eleven for alleged recruiting for ISIL terror group. 

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