News Roundup – 24 June 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.

Security Council strengthens efforts to end impunity for conflict-related sexual violence (see here for resolution).

Syrian regime and rebels step up offensives against eachother as international community begins. 

Lebanon clashes: at least 16 soldiers killed in Sidon. 

Taliban flag is gone in Qatar but talks remain in doubt. 

Mali Civil Society rejects Tuareg peace deal over weapons.

Kurdish rebel commander warns Turkish state sabotaging peace.

Myanmar rebel clashes continue despite agreement. 

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