News Roundup – 4 October 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.

Amnesty International: Colombian authorities failing to prosecute conflict-related sexual violence against women.

Lebanon blasts hit Hezbollah stronghold.

Taliban in control at Kabul’s doorstep.

Inside Pakistan’s drone country.

Operation Eagle: the ghosts of Sinai.

HRW Report: Abusive System: Failures of Criminal Justice in Gaza

Lubunga appeals his ICC jail sentence.

African troops comb Kismayo for bombs after Somali rebel retreat.

Darfur ambush kills four peacekeepers in Sudan.

Sudan says Darfur rebels have to reconsider their position on Doha Agreement.

UN Security Council will be asked to approve force to confront Al-Qaida in Mali.


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