News Roundup – 7 January 2014

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.

Amnesty International – USA: reject legal threat to lifesaving Conflict Minerals Rule. 

Sergeant Alexander Blackman: Royal Marine jailed for life for murder of Afghan insurgent challenges verdict. 

Rebel infighting spreads across Syria. 

Syrian rebels oust Al-Qaida affiliated jihadists from northern city of Raqqa. 

US and Iran face common enemies in Mideast strife. 

ISW: ‘Why Fallujah fell’ with Jessica Lewis. 

Death of Mamadou: DRC’s warrior leader. 

Strife in CAR, could turn into religious war and spill over borders, warns UN. 

South Sudan rebel Taban Deng eyes full reconciliation. 

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