News Roundup – 22 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.

White House says surviving Boston bomber will not be tried as ‘enemy combatant’.

Slaughter reported near Damascus.

Battered by war, Syrian army creates its own replacement.

Syrian rebels name George Sabra interim chief.

Afghan insurgent attacks ‘rise sharply this year’.

Foreigners among as many as 11 civilians feared abducted by Taliban.

Red Cross: at least 187 killed in Nigeria violence.

‘Scores killed’ in Nigeria fighting.

Regional leaders recognize CAR rebel chief.

Child soldiers patrol CAR capital.



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