News Roundup – 22 August 2012

About the author(s):

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.

United Nations Secretary General releases report on R2P entitled ‘Responsibility to Protect: Timely and decisive response’.

Deadly fighting over Syria grips North Lebanon.

Syrian rebels fight on for Aleppo despite local wariness.

Mali coup leader unveils cabinet.

Top U. S. general’s plane damaged in Afghanistan attack.

No solution in sight for Congo conflict.

Bemba trial: military expert absolves Bemba of command responsibility but prosecutors disagree.

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