News Roundup – 21 August 2012

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin

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.

Growing violence could leave Syria ungovernable.

Life with Syria’s rebels in a cold and cunning war.

FARC rebels blow up oil pipeline in Narino.

Eritrea seeks to broker talks between Sudan and SPLM-N rebels.

UNICEF warns of armed groups in Mali recruiting child soldiers.

US seizes 150 million dollars in Hezbollah launder probe.

BCC Panorama on Joseph Kony: “Hunt for the World’s Most Wanted” (unfortunately only available in the UK)

Suspected PKK bomb kills 8.

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