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News Roundup – 11th December 2015

December 11, 2015

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’.

Legitimized self defence – quo vadis Security Council?

No agreement on States by States on Mechanism to Strengthen Compliance with Rules of War. 

Iraq to file UN complaint over Turkish incursion. 

Putin threatens to immediately destroy any target threatening Russia in Syria. 

Months after Ramahdi fell to ISIS, Iraq takes it back. 

As CAR prepares to vote, UN rights chief warns of inter-communal strife. 

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