News Roundup – 11 April 2014

About the author(s):

Rogier Bartels

Rogier is a researcher at the Netherlands Defence Academy (NLDA) and works at the Dutch National Prosecutor’s Office. He holds LL.M-degrees from Utrecht University and the University of Nottingham. Before taking up his current positions, he was an associate legal officer in Chambers at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and a legal adviser at the International Humanitarian Law Division of the Netherlands Red Cross.

Rogier is an adjunct-lecturer at the Hague University of Applied Sciences, where he teaches international humanitarian law, and he co-convenes the Hague Initiative for Law and Armed Conflict.

French forces find weapons cache in northern Mali

BBC broadcast: Central African Republic – A Road Through Hatred

DRC Military Offensives Reduces Number of Armed Groups

New report by International Crisis Group: “South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name” (report, summary and press release)

Human Rights Watch: Kosovo should Approve Special Court for Serious Abuses

Warily, Jordan Assists Rebels in Syrian War

Syrian Rebels Appear to Have a New Type of U.S.-made Anti-Tank Weapon

Syria death toll rises from rebel infighting

Pakistan Taliban infighting claims lives

Suspected Rebels Kill 2 Indian Soldiers

Sri Lanka says it killed 3 trying to revive rebels

Podcast of International Peace Institute/MSF discussion “Is Humanitarian Law Still Fit for Purpose?” (with Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier, Hansjoerg Strohmeyer and Gabor Rona)

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