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News Roundup – 27-31 July 2015

July 31, 2015

UK Court invalidates British Forces’ Afghan detention programme (Serdar Mohammed v Ministry of Defence)

Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps after rebel truce. 

New report by UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson on life under ISIL-controlled areas (see here for report).

Who’s who in the fight against ISIL in northern Syria. 

Al-Qaida linked rebels in Syria capture head of US-trained rebel group.

Turkey versus Islamic State versus the Kurds.  

Turkish jets launch heaviest strikes on Kurdish rebels yet.

Taliban officially announces death of Mullah Omar. 

Condemning Boko Haram violence, UN Security Council urges regional efforts to counter ongoing attacks. 

HRW: Thailand: Insurgents target Buddhist monks. 

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