News Roundup – 22 January 2013

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.

FARC launch several attacks after ceasefire ends.

Interesting post over at EJIL: Talk! on Would it be lawful for European (or other) States to Provide Arms to the Syrian Opposition?

Torture on the rise in Afghan jails, says UN report.   

Anti-torture efforts in Afghanistan jails failed, says UN report.

Calm returns to Eritrea after government siege ends.

Ugandan troops kill Joseph Kony’s bodyguard in CAR.

Henry Okah: South African court convicts Nigerian rebel.

Driver for Kurdish activists questioned in France.

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