News Roundup – 21 May 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.

Is the CIA’s drone programme more accurate than DOD’s and if so, why?

UN sounds alarm on Colombia displacement as peace talks advance. 

UN human rights chief denounces hardship wrought upon Aleppo civilians. 

A summary of main political and armed groups in Libya. 

Nigerian military signs Chibok abucted schoolgirls in three Boko Haram camps. 

Renewed violence in northern Mali threatens to destabalise the entire sub-region, senior UN official warns.

Separatists and sceptics: refugees divided on future of Northern Mali. 

France delays Sahel troop deployment due to Mali violence. 

Clashes in between armed groups in North Darfur capital. 

Central African Republic’s Seleka rebels reorganise. 

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