News Roundup – 24 February 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.

Taliban Raid Afghan Army Base, Killing Soldiers in Their Sleep

Taliban Struggle With Shrinking Finances

Syrian rebels say senior al-Qaida fighter killed

Latest UN Security Council resolution on Syria demands aid access

Suspected Liberian gunmen attack Ivorian border town

Attack on Nigeria town leaves scores dead

Nigeria seals state border with Cameroon

Arms smuggling to Boko Haram threatens Cameroon

Chad troops kill civilians in C.African Republic – residents say

‘You are not alone,’ Ban tells people of Central African Republic in appeal to end conflict

Egyptian Christians found dead on Libya beach

UN cites evidence of rebel abuses in S. Sudan

South Sudan army says repels rebel attacks on positions near Bor

Somalia’s al-Shabab vows to make comeback

Center for Strategic & International Studies report “The Reinvention of Al-Shabaab

Top Muslim rebel arrested ahead of Philippine peace deal

Ashley Deeks over on Lawfare: Is (or Was) Ukraine in a Non-International Armed Conflict?



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