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Katharine Fortin is an Associate Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches IHL and IHRL. 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. She has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog.

Congo rebels capture mineral transit town.

Rebels chase Congo troops as fighting kills UN peacekeeper.

Army takes rebel stronghold: battle in Damascus.

Philippine communist rebels free 3 gold mining employees abducted in country’s south.

Congo rebels offer peace talks with government.

Congo issues arrest warrant for warlord Ntaganda.

First ICC sentence against Congo militia boss.

ECOWAS call on ICC over ‘war crimes’ in Mali.

Peace talks produce violent Taliban splinter groups.

Congo rebels say seize strategic town of Rutshuru.

Bombs, clashes in Afghanistan kill 35 including 7 NATO soldiers.

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