News Roundup – 25 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.

Yemeni man brings the horror of drone strikes home to US Senate.

Syrian army seizes rebel town near Damascus.

Syria campaigns to persuade U.S. to change sides.

Taliban denies poison gas attack, as schoolgirls are treated in hospital.

Democratic Republic of Congo: the Last Stand – video.

UN expected to vote today on Mali peacekeeping force, MUNUSMA (see here for the report of the Secretary-General on Mali which will form the basis of the discussion).

Sudan: Lawyers say ICC suspect Jerbo killed in Darfur.

HRW: Justice central to Turkish peace process.

PKK to withdraw from Turkey.

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