News Roundup – 8 April 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.

A secret deal on drones, sealed in blood. 

An intergovernmental working group has begun what is expected to be a long and complex negotiation aimed at drafting a UN Declaration on the Right to Peace.

Male rape victims meet in Uganda. 

Rebel government aims to hold sway over whole of Syria, says opposition. 

Hunt for rebel leader Kony put on hold. 

Joseph Kony’s war in a graphic novel form. 

Ngudjolo Chui’s ICC verdict appealed. 

Armed men ambush police boat in Nigeria. 

Some Tuaregs in Mali mark 1 year of rebel movement

Mali crisis: France launches big offensive against Islamists. 

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