News Roundup – 21/22nd April 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.

US drones and Yemni forces kill Al-Qaida linked fighters, officials say.

Rebel group frees French journalists captured in Syria.

British rebel fighter offers rare insight into daily life of foreign jihadists.

UN mission in South Sudan condemns ethnic killings in Bentiu.

South Sudan rebels deny slaughter claim.

South Sudan urges Sudan to stop attacks by armed groups.

Chibok abductions in Nigeria: ‘More than 230 seized’.

Nepal activists flay reconciliation bill.

Suspected militant, son killed in Thailand’s South.

Philippine troops, rebels to fight kidnappings.

KLA war crimes hearings to begin in the Netherlands.

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