News Roundup – 19 September 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.

Taliban’s new strategy focuses more on high profile assaults, and less on territory.

Afghanistan: green-on -blue attacks show there’s no easy way out.

Noose tightens on Somali rebel bastion of Kismayo.

Inside Story: Can Somalia’s leader contain Al-Shabaab?

DRC rebels set up de facto administration.

Mass graves found in Kenya’s Tana River Delta region.

Nigeria shootings: Boko Haram kill Borno and Bauchi officials.

HRW: Israel/ Palestinian Authority: charge or free Palestinian detainees.

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