News Roundup – 6 February 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.

Syria: the former English teacher turned Aleppo’s female sniper ‘Guevara’.

Syria: opposition suggests talks with vice-president.

LRA rebel group losing men through defections.

Top rebel arrested in Mali.

Troops take last of Mali rebel strongholds.

Congo M23 talks falter.

South African police say 19 suspected members of M23 arrested, will face charges.

UN allowed to help civilians in Kachin rebel areas.

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