News Roundup – 10 October 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.

Tribunal indicts new suspect in Hariri murder. 

Insurgent leader Pakistan says it released is still in custody, says Taliban. 

Libyan Prime Minister seized by armed men. 

Libya: freed PM Ali Zeidan calls for calm. 

BBC: Guide to Libya’s militias. 

Armed groups attack Nigeria’s embassy in Guinea-Bissau. 

DRC’s M23 rebels profiting from illicit gold (see here for link to Enough project report making this finding).

A Russian region neither at war nor at peace, but facing a crackdown. 

Bombs at 26 ATM’s in Thailand’s deep South. 

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