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News Roundup – 2 July 2014

July 2, 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’.

 Child rights violated in conflict situations with total impunity. 

Annual report of the Secretary General on children and armed conflict.

Iraq: UN humanitarian officials raises concern about humanitarian situation, abuse of women, girls. 

Syria rebel groups reject ‘Islamic caliphate’. 

Libyan rebels to open two remaining oil terminals. 

Analysis: Should Uganda withdraw from South Sudan?

58 killed in hospitals in South Sudan (see here for MSF report).

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