News Roundup – 17 July 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.

Briefing for United Nations Security Council by Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivered by Ivan Šimonovi?, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights: The Situation in the Middle East [Syria], 16 July 2013

ELN rebels surrender in Colombia.

Dutch hostages seized in Yemen warn of execution.

Call for ICC probe into Nigerian military.

CAR president says security has returned.

UN’s elite force raises the stakes in DRC.

Congo’s army helicopters pound M23 rebels near Goma.

Mali’s Tiebele Drame withdraws from election.

Bangladesh Islamic party leader sentenced to death for war crimes.

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