News Roundup – 24 May 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.

Obama restricts drone killings and foresees end to perpetual war.

Explosions and gunfire shake Kabul.

Insurgents attack near UN mission in Kabul.

UN Under-Secretary General ‘shocked’ after visiting Darfur camp.

Mokhtar Belmokhtar ‘masterminded’ Niger suicide attacks (for a profile of Mokhtar Belmokhtar see here).

In Goma, UN Secretary-General hails regional accord as ‘best chance for peace in years’.

DRC rebels announce temporary ceasefire.

Deadly blast targets Thai soldiers.

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